Frozen Clam Strips in the Air Fryer

Frozen Clam Strips in the Air Fryer

Clam strips are arguably among the best finger foods. Crisp on the outside and tender inside, clam strips can be served as both an appetizer and a main entrée. Frozen clam strips have made things even easier. You can now enjoy this delicacy without much effort or time. If you have an air fryer there is no need to even deep fry them. You can enjoy the same great taste with much less guilt.
Course: Appetizer
Keyword: Clam, frozen


  • Airfryer


  • Frozen clam strips
  • Oil of your choice


  • Spray your air fryer basket with some oil so that the clam strips don’t stick to it

    Pre-heat your air fryer to 400 ° F. This should take about 3 minutes.

    Put the frozen clam strips in the basket.

    Cook for about 12-15 minutes depending on the thickness of the strips. You can always check in between to see if they are done

    Shake the basket after 5 minutes. If you are looking for a perfectly crisp golden crust, spray some more oil on the strips at this point


Use directly from the freezer, no need to thaw
Cooking time can vary, so keep checking after the first 10 minutes. Look for nice golden color on the outside
Serving Suggestions
Air fryer frozen clams taste even better with a nice tartare sauce. You can use the recipe for tartare sauce mentioned above or you can use packed sauce. You can also serve them with salsa or any other dip of your choice.
Clam roll is another quick dish you can prepare using these air fryer frozen clam strips. Place the air fried clam strips in a toasted hot dog bun with some lettuce and tartare sauce and enjoy!

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