Fried Alligator Bites!
Who doesn't love Fried Gator? We get asked all the time how do you cook alligator. I know there's a million recipes online but I know most people that've tried it love it fried.
This recipe was taken from the Texas Cooperative Extension Alligator Cookbook and is posted there as a recipe from “Tony Chachere’s Cajun Country Cookbook”.
- 2 lbs boneless alligator tail meat cut into 1 cubes
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- 3 cups milk or 3 cups evaporated milk
- 1 cup mustard
- 2 tablespoons of Tony's creole seasoning
- 2 cups fish fry mix (Golden Dipt or other brand)
- 2 cups pancake mix
- cooking oil for frying
Cut the alligator into 1” cubes and soak in the milk (in the refrigerator) for 2 to 3 hours. Drain the milk and then season meat (in the same bowl) with Tony’s Creole Seasoning.
Add the mustard to the bowl and mix well, coating the meat with the mustard.
Mix the Fish Fry and pancake mix together in shaking bag. Drop meat cubes in shaking bag and coat well.
Deep fry at 375 F for 5 to 6 minutes or until golden brown.
Serve hot with French fries and seafood sauce or other dipping sauce.