Smothered Turtle, Cajun Style

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

INGREDIENTS

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DIRECTIONS

  • Trim turtle steaks into 1 1/2-inch squares, season well with salt and pepper, squeeze lemons over meat and let stand awhile.
  • Add plenty of chopped onion, sweet pepper, chopped, 4 tomatoes cut into eighths, 3 bay leaves, crushed garlic clove and mushrooms.
  • Moisten well with stock made by boiling salted turtle trimmings and smother very slowly in a tightly covered skillet until turtle is tender.
  • Serve with big mounds of rice.
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