Louisiana Alligator creole stew

Flavorful, hearty alligator stew


Tags:

Alligator, creole, Louisiana, stew


Ingredients:

  • 4 lb Louisiana Alligator, 1-inch cubes
  • 3 Tbsp Canola oil
  • 4 Tbsp Garlic, minced
  • 2 cups Onions, medium dice
  • 1 1/2 cups Green bell peppers, medium dice
  • 1 cup Celery, medium dice
  • 1 cup White wine
  • 5 cups Chicken stock
  • 48 oz Tomatoes, canned, diced
  • 3 cups Potatoes, medium dice
  • 2 Tbsp Thyme, dried
  • 2 Tbsp Oregano, dried
  • 2 ea Bay leaves
  • 1/4 tsp Cayenne
  • 2 tsp Original TABASCO® brand Pepper Sauce
  • 1 tsp Worcestershire sauce
  • Salt, to taste
  • Pepper, to taste
  • 1/4 lb Butter
  • 2 cups Green onions, chopped
  • 2 ea French baguette, sliced and toasted

Directions:

  1. Heat canola oil in 8-qt. stock pot over medium-high heat. Add garlic, onions, green peppers and celery. Cook for 6-8 minutes, until onions are translucent and vegetables are tender.
  2. Add white wine, chicken stock, canned tomatoes, potatoes, thyme, oregano, bay leaves, cayenne, TABASCO® and Worcestershire. Season to taste with salt and pepper. Bring to simmer and cook for 5 minutes.
  3. Add Louisiana Alligator to stew. Cover and simmer for 45 minutes. Add butter and green onions to stew and stir until melted. Remove bay leaves.
  4. Serve with sliced toasted French bread.