Fried clams taste delicious but also come with a good number of calories. There are different methods used to prepare this cuisine. The calorie content and detail about other micronutrients present in different fried clams preparations is given in this article.
Fried battered clams taste delicious; it is one of the popular fried clams preparations. One cup of fried battered clams contains 222 calories of which 49% of the calories come from fat, 26% calories come from proteins and 25% calories come from carbohydrates. The total fat content in it is 11.84 grams; carbohydrate content in it is 13.45 grams and protein content in 14.52 grams.
A small sized fried battered clam contains a total of 22 calories, a medium sized battered clam contains 28 calories, a large sized clam has a total of 44 calories and 1 oz contains 62 calories.
Fried breaded or floured clams are equally scrumptious. One oz of these fried breaded or floured clams contains 51 calories of which 41% of the calories come from fat, 34% calories come from proteins and 25% of the calories come from carbohydrates. The total fat content in it is 2.28 grams, carbohydrate content in it is 3.14 grams and protein content in it is 4.21 grams. A small sized fried breaded or floured clam contains 18 calories, a medium sized clam prepared this way contains 22 calories and a large one contains 34 calories.
Captain D’s Fried Clam Platter is quite popular. It is loved for its sheer taste though it comes with a good number of calories. Each serving of Captain D’s fried clam platter contains a total of 1450 calories. Out of these 55% of the calories are obtained from fat, 37% of the total calories come from carbohydrates and the remaining 8% calories are obtained from proteins.