Beaver in sour cream

Yield: 1 servings

Measure Ingredient
1 \N Beaver, skinned and cleaned
½ cup Vinegar
1 tablespoon Salt
2 quarts Water
2 teaspoons Soda
½ cup Flour
1 teaspoon Salt
¼ teaspoon Paprika
¼ cup Butter
1 medium Onion, sliced
½ cup Water
1 cup Sour cream

1. Soak beaver overnight in solution of ½ cup vinegar and 1 tablespoon

salt in cold water to cover.

2. The next day, remove the beaver from the brine, wash anc cover with solution of 2 teaspoons soda to 2 quarts of water. Bring to a boil, reduce heat and simmer 10 minutes.

3. Drain and rinse beaver and cut into serving pieces.

4. Dredge each piece of meat thoroughly in the seasoned flour.

5. Melt butter in a heavy fry pan and brown the pieces of meat.

6. Transfer meat to a greased casserole, slice onions over top, add water

and bake at 325 degrees F. until tender.

7. When meat is almost tender, add 1 cup sour cream to the casserole.


well and continue cooking until tender. Serves 4.

From "Northern Cooking" edited by Eleanor A. Ellis, Indian Affairs and Northern Development, Ottawa 1973.

Typos by Bert Christensen

Submitted By BERT CHRISTENSEN On 10-05-95

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