fried turtle

Fried Turtle Recipe

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Wallace Hale

By
@katcat

i remember the good old country days and this recipe

Rating:
★★★★★ 1 vote
Comments:
Serves:
4 to 6
Prep:
20 Min
Cook:
2 Hr
Method:
Pan Fry

Ingredients

1
turtle 12 inches diameter
salt and pepper to taste
1
6oz can evaperated milk
flour to coat

How to Make fried turtle

Step-by-Step

  • 1Kill turtle by removing its head and dress as follows. dip in boiling water remove immediatly. Straighten legs, tail, and neck, one at a time, and scrape off excess skin with sharp knife. Remove lower shell with knife and cut off legs, neck, and tail, and reserve. discard rest of turtle. chill overnight. Dip turtle pieces in milk and sprinkle with salt and pepper. coat with flour. add enough cooking oil to cover 3/4 turtle pieces. add turtle and cook over med heat until well browned. turn and reduce to low heat; cover and cook 2 hrs or until tender.

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About fried turtle

Main Ingredient: Wild Game
Regional Style: American
Other Tag: Healthy