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Fried Alligator Recipe

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Karl Finkbeiner (r) and his wife, Sondra (l) are our alligator-hunting Hollenshead cousins from Mississippi

 

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Contributor:  
Contributor:  
Karl Finkbeiner
Added: Thursday, June 25, 2009

Category:
Category:

Ingredients:  
Ingredients:  
2 lb. alligator meat, about 1" pieces
Tony Chachere's Original Creole seasoning
1/2 can beer
2 eggs
4 heaping T. yellow mustard
Tabasco, to taste
1 qt. cooking oil in heavy pot
fish fry batter
milk

Directions:
Directions:
Soak gator pieces in milk overnight. Heat oil to 375. Mix beer, eggs, mustard, Tony's, and Tabasco in bowl. Add gator meat and mix. Roll in fish fry and deep fry until golden brown.

Personal Notes:
Personal Notes:
Karl is the husband of Sondra (Johnston) Finkbeiner and the son of Jeane (Hollenshead) Finkbeiner & the late Charles Finkbeiner. Sondra and I have participated for the past 3 years in the Pascagoula River Alligator Hunt in southern Mississippi.

 

 

 

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