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Thursday, April 14, 2016

Gator Nuggets


Gator Nuggets or fried alligator chunks if you prefer are delicious! You'll find the most tender meat from the alligator comes from the tail. If you're wondering, yes it taste like chicken.

Ingredients

  • 1 lb Alligator Meat (can substitute chicken if you prefer)
  • 2 c Flour, all purpose
  • 1 1/2 tsp Salt
  • 1/2 tsp Black Pepper
  • 1/2 tsp Creole Seasoning
  • 1/2 tsp Onion Powder
  • 1/2 tsp Paprika
  • 1 Egg, beaten
  • 1 c Buttermilk
  • 2 tsp Water
  • Oil for Frying , vegetable or peanut
Heat a skillet over medium heat and add 1/4 inch of oil to the bottom of the pan.

In a bowl, beat one egg and add buttermilk and water.

In another bowl, add flour and seasonings and mix to combine.

Cut alligator meat into chunks. Dredge each piece in the seasoned flour then in the wet mixture then back in the flour mixture. Add dredged pieces to heated oil in skillet.


Fry over medium heat until golden brown on all sides.


Remove from oil and drain on a paper towel lined plate.

Serve with your favorite dipping sauce, such as a Red Remoulade Sauce .

See it at Meal Plan Monday
See it at the Weekend Potluck

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