Florida Alligator Sauce Piquant

Total Time
4hrs 40mins
Prep 40 mins
Cook 4 hrs

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Make a dark roux with olive oil and flour.
  2. When roux is dark brown, add onion, green onion, bell pepper, and celery; cover and cook until onions are clear, stirring occasionally.
  3. Add tomatoes and continue cooning for 10 min; stir often.
  4. Add water and stir to make a thick liquid.
  5. Add garlic, Worcestershire, lemon juice, salt, hot sauce, wine, and tomato sauce, making sure to mix well.
  6. Add alligator, and enough water to cover the ingredients by 2 inches; stir to mix.
  7. Bring to a boil, stirring frequently.
  8. After it comes to a boil, turn heat to low and cover, checking from time to time, and stir to prevent sauce from sticking.
  9. Continue cooking for 3 to 4 hrs.
  10. until meat is tender.
  11. Serve over cooked rice or spaghetti with Parmesan cheese.
  12. Freeze leftovers in serving size containers.


Most Helpful

I made this tonight and am less than impressed. However, I did mess it up which more than likely affected the results. I cut the recipe by 1/5 and still added the 2" water. This madde it running and weaken the flavor. The gator was the most tenderest I have ever prepared. This was the last of my Gator meat, if I obtain some more I will try it again and edit this review.

Roger/OH December 06, 2003

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