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Old 08-05-2006, 06:36 PM   #1
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Alligator Balls

Alligator Balls Recipe
1 lb Chopped alligator meat
1 Egg
1 tb Finely chopped onions
1 tb Finely chopped celery
1 tb Finely chopped parsley
2 tb Finely chopped shallots
2 ts Lemon pepper
1/2 ts Salt
1/4 c Bread crumbs
1 c Cooking oil
Flour to dredge

Combine all ingredients, form 1 inch diameter balls, allow to set one hour. Dredge in flour and fry till brown. Serve hot.
This is from our alligator recipes collection.

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Old 08-05-2006, 06:39 PM   #2
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Oy, vey! Alligators that sing soprano!
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Old 08-05-2006, 07:12 PM   #3
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I've had alligator balls, and they are really good! Best I remember, they were served with cocktail sauce.
We can't get alligator up here, but I'll bet one could make them with ground chicken or turkey...maybe add some Old Bay's or Cajun seasoning.
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Old 08-05-2006, 08:12 PM   #4
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This is worth making just to see the expression on my family's faces when they ask what they are. And I'm sure they taste great!
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Old 08-22-2006, 02:31 PM   #5
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Those soound really good. Now if I could just find a good source for 'gator. I did something like that with calamari once - fed it to everyone as "abalone balls". Gawd my ex wouldn't eat anything I cooked for a week, he was really really pi$$ed!!!!!! Served him right.
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Old 08-23-2006, 01:31 AM   #6
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The name of it is just wrong, lol. Maybe alligator 'spheres' would not be so suggestive
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Old 08-23-2006, 01:36 AM   #7
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I'll serve them then next time I make lamb balls.

I wonder if anyone besides Paul and I will try them?
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Old 08-23-2006, 12:06 PM   #8
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haha.. The name alone would steer people away.. lol
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