Fried alligator

Yield: 1 Servings

Measure Ingredient
Alligator meat
Cayenne pepper
Oil
Vinegar
Flour
Corn meal
Salt & pepper to taste

Tenderloin fresh alligator tail, cutting pieces not to exceed 2"X 1" thick. Place in shallow dish. Pour on small amount of vinegar and add salt and pepper and cayenne to taste. Let stand for approximately 30 minutes. While gator soaks, pour into dusting bag or other container 4 parts corn meal to 1 part flour. Put about 1" oil in skillet and heat to 400 degrees F. Roll or shake alligator strips in dusting mixture, then place in hot oil and fry until golden. Use only enough pieces to cover the bottom of the skillet. Serve hot. Suggestions: Try deep-fried Alligator nuggets as an appetizer. Recipe date: 12/06/87

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