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Gator Bites

Prep Time

15 minutes

Cook Time

3 minutes

Servings

3-6 people

Tender golden-fried nuggets make up this exotic appetizer. These Gator Bites by Chef Cory Bahr are crispy with a sweet and zesty flavor you will crave!

Gator Bites

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Kitchen Tip : Gator Bites

Ingredients

  • 1 Pound Alligator

  • 2 Cups Potato Starch

  • 2 Cups Rice Flour

  • Juice from Half a Lemon

  • 2 Cups Buttermilk

  • 2 Tablespoons Tony’s Pepper Sauce

  • 3/4 Cup Mayonnaise

  • 1 Tablespoon Dijon Mustard

  • 1 Teaspoon Honey

  • 2 Teaspoons Tony’s Original Creole Seasoning

  • 2 Tablespoons Fresh Dill

  • Clear

Directions

  1. Cut alligator into bites.
  2. Combine the buttermilk and Tony’s Pepper Sauce in a bowl, then add the alligator bites and marinate overnight.
  3. Combine the rice flour and potato starch in a bowl, then add in the marinated alligator. Give the bites a quick toss to coat, then let rest.
  4. Combine the mayonnaise, Dijon mustard and honey in a bowl. Set aside.
  5. In a 375°F fryer, add the alligator bites and cook for 3 1/2 minutes. Remove from fryer and place on a paper towel to remove excess oil. Transfer to a bowl and lightly coat with Tony’s Original Creole Seasoning.
  6. Plate your alligator bites and top with the sauce and fresh dill. Enjoy!

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