French Fried Skunk

Recipe by Iowahorse
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READY IN: 1hr 20mins
SERVES: 3-4
UNITS: US

INGREDIENTS

Nutrition
  • 2
    skunks, skinned and cleaned
  • 1
    tablespoon salt
  • water, to cover
  • 2
    cups bear fat or 2 cups lard
  • 2
    egg yolks, beaten
  • 3
    cups milk or 3 cups cream
  • 1 12
    cups flour
  • 12
    teaspoon salt
  • 2
    tablespoons baking powder
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DIRECTIONS

  • Clean and wash the skunks, making sure that the scent glands are removed.
  • Cut up into small serving pieces.
  • Put a soup kettle on the stove and add the meat.
  • Cover with cold water and bring to a boil over high heat.
  • Lower the heat and boil until the meat is tender, about 40 minutes.
  • Remove all the scum that rises to the surface.
  • Make a batter by mixing together the egg yolks, milk, flour, salt and baking powder.
  • Mix real good until the batter is about like cake batter.
  • Heat the bear fat or lard in a deep fryer to about 360 degrees.
  • Dip the pieces of skunk in the batter and then fry them in the deep fryer until golden brown.
  • Drain well and serve.
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