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Creamy Clam Dip

This clam dip is creamy, savory, and best of all, super quick and easy to throw together! Perfect with potato chips, it's a delicious dip that makes an addictive appetizer everyone will love, even if they think they don't like clams.
Course Appetizers
Cuisine Seafood
Keyword holiday party, new year's eve, party food
Prep Time 15 minutes
Cook Time 0 minutes
Total Time 15 minutes
Servings 6 servings
Calories 140kcal

Equipment

  • Large mixing bowl
  • Hand mixer or stand mixer
  • Large spoon or silicone spatula

Ingredients

  • 1 6.5-ounce can minced clams
  • 4 ounces cream cheese softened
  • ¾ cup sour cream
  • 1 ½ teaspoons Worcestershire sauce
  • 1 ½ teaspoons lemon juice
  • 2 cloves garlic minced
  • 1 tablespoon chopped parsley
  • salt to taste
  • pepper to taste
  • chives chopped, for garnish
  • kettle chips to serve

Instructions

  • Drain can of minced clams and reserve clam juice. Set clams aside.
  • In large mixing bowl, beat softened cream cheese with 1 to 2 tablespoons reserved clam juice, sour cream, Worcestershire sauce, and lemon juice until combined.
  • Stir in minced clams, garlic, parsley, salt, and pepper until well-distributed. Garnish with chives. Serve clam dip immediately or refrigerate until chilled.

Notes

  • Sour Cream: Plain yogurt, Greek yogurt, or mayo would also work in place of the sour cream.
  • For an extra kick, mix in a little Old Bay seasoning or hot sauce.
  • Refrigerate any leftovers in an airtight container up to 5 days.
  • Make it Gluten Free: Make sure to use a gluten-free Worcestershire sauce.

Nutrition

Serving: 1serving (not including chips) | Calories: 140kcal | Carbohydrates: 4g | Protein: 4g | Fat: 13g | Saturated Fat: 7g | Polyunsaturated Fat: 1g | Monounsaturated Fat: 1g | Trans Fat: 1g | Cholesterol: 44mg | Sodium: 497mg | Potassium: 64mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 1g | Vitamin A: 241IU | Vitamin C: 2mg | Calcium: 50mg | Iron: 1mg | Net Carbs: 3g