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What is the difference between clam strips and clam bellies?

What is the difference between clam strips and clam bellies?

The belly is the tender, soft center of the clam that makes up the primary “meat.” Furthermore, the strip is the hanging piece that lies under the belly.

What is the belly of a clam?

Belly – The belly (the most tender part of the clam) is the soft, round center of the clam. Strip – Clam strips refer to the loose hanging piece under the belly. Neck (Siphon) The neck is actually the chewy and kinda gross part that protrudes outside of the clam.