Fried Alligator with Creole Remoulade Sauce

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Ingredients

2 lb alligator..tail only cut in about 2x1 strips..easier for dipping
2 c buttermilk
1 1/2 c all pupose flour
1 tsp garlic powder
1 tsp salt
1/2 tsp black pepper
1/2 tsp cayenne pepper
vegtable oil for frying
sauce ingredients
1/2 c mayonnaise
2 Tbsp ketchup
1 Tbsp creole mustard
1/2 tsp white vinegar
a few dashes of tabsco
1 tsp horseradish

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Debbie wright Recipe
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Member Since Sep 2010
Debbie's notes for this recipe:
We love fried gator here is south Louisiana. Anytime we have a fish fry we always try to get our hands on some gator. Certain times of the year it is pretty easy to find. We only like the tail though. The Creole sauce recipe I got from a local restaruant..it goes well with the gator. I also use it with my boiled crawfish. My husband is a puriest, he doesnt want any dip for anything. I am a dipper,lol.
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Directions

1
Mix all sauce ingredients togather and store in refrierator.
2
take prepared gator and sprinkle with a little salt and pepper. Soak pieces of gator in buttermilk in a bowl for about 2 hours. Turning every now and then making sure they are all coated.drain weel after 2 hours
3
Mix flour and all dry seasoning togather. add gator and toss to coat evenly.
4
Make sure oil is at 350(we use a thermometer) fry gator for aprox 3-4 min or until golden brown. When they come out of the oil you can sprinkle with a little creole seasoning for extra spice!!
5
Dip in sauce and enjoy!! Sweet savory gator!!

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user Debbie wright debbie110772 - Nov 9, 2010
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user Leah Stacey CookingMaven - Nov 9, 2010
I think this sounds soooo good! I love some gator!
user Michelle Antonacci Huniibeekeeper - Nov 9, 2010
I have always wanted to try Gator!!! I love your new pic by the way! Where did you get the hat from?
user Debbie wright debbie110772 - Nov 9, 2010
Thanks Leah..it is yummy!! You can use the sauce for just about anything fried. Thanks Michelle You can order the hat on here i think. I got it at the JAP blue ribbon showcase last week.
user Michelle Antonacci Huniibeekeeper - Nov 9, 2010
Love the hat!! :)

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