Fried Gator

Total Time: 15 min. | Prep Time: 5 min. | Cook Time: 10 min.
Yield: 4 servings | Level: Easy | Recipe Website

Ingredients

1 pound alligator meat, cut into chunks (can substitute chicken or pork)
Salt and freshly ground black pepper
Flour, for dredging
1 cup buttermilk
1 cup hot sauce
1 bottle store bought ranch dressing, for dipping

Directions

Heat a deep-fryer to 350 degrees F.

Lightly season gator meat with salt and pepper prior to dredging them in flour. Combine buttermilk and hot sauce into 1 mixture. Dip the gator meat into the buttermilk and hot sauce mixture and dip, once again, in flour. Then place in deep fryer until golden brown, just a couple minutes. Drain on paper towels and serve with ranch dressing.

Recipe courtesy Paula Deen