Fried Cooter (Soft-Shell Turtle)

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READY IN: 20mins
SERVES: 4-6
UNITS: US

INGREDIENTS

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DIRECTIONS

  • Combine turtle, vinegar, and 1 teaspoon salt; cover with water and simmer for 1 hour, or until tender. Drain and set aside.
  • Combine flour, milk, egg yolks, olive oil, and 1/8 teaspoon salt; mix well.
  • Beat egg whites until stiff; fold until batter.
  • Dip turtle pieces into batter; fry until golden brown in deep oil heated to 375°F Drain well on paper towels.
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