Recipe by JerryFLA
"Quick and easy way to fix up gator bites for your friends - exotic, but taste like chicken! You can get frozen alligator meat online."
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alligator meat, cut into bite-size pieces
salt and pepper to taste
oil for frying
Optional dipping sauce:
red wine vinegar
very good recipe. I marinated mine in buttermilk and it turned out well. if you dont have buttermilk, you can use 1 cup milk with 1 TBS of lemon juice or vinegar, let sit 10 minutes. alligator is really very good but it does NOT taste like chicken.
Good recipe. The alligator tastes a little like chicken. Would give it a 5 out of 5 but the recipe just seemed to me missing something. Maybe it needs a little basil in the mix. One other option would be to marinate in buttermilk instead of the vinegar.
This is a true southern recipe. I usually do dip mine in buttermilk prior to flouring but I tried it with the vinegar this time and it was good.
The meat was perfectly seasoned. You may wish to double the amount of dipping sauce as we found it wasn't enough. I found frozen alligator meat at a specialty grocery store. Although it tasted somewhat like chicken, it was slightly chewy. We tried it as an entree but I think it would be better as an hors'doerve.
This was great. Will definatly be making again.
I used apple cidar vinegar to do the marinade. I also tenderized them with a tenderizing hammer before I marinated them and instead of plain cornmeal and all the seasonings I just used som Louisiana Fish Fry mix and instead of the flour I used 1/2 cup of pancake mix. Make some tots or frys and you have a Friday eveming meal fit for any cajun. My family loved these. I had fixed them before, but had never marinated them. These were the best fingers ever.
Awesome! I dipped these in my own horseradish dip and it was amazing!
Good basic recipe for alligator fingers.I use Frank's Red Hot sauce mixed in with the vinegar to marinate.
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
Serving Size: 1/8 of a recipe
Servings Per Recipe: 8
Amount Per Serving
Calories from Fat: 184
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