Spicy Alligator Tenderloin

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READY IN: 1hr 5mins
SERVES: 8-10
UNITS: US

INGREDIENTS

Nutrition
  • 4
    lbs alligator tenderloin, 1-inch cubes
  • 2
    quarts canola oil or 2 quarts vegetable oil
  • 1 12
    cups onions, diced small
  • 14
    cup jalapeno, diced small
  • 32
    ounces tomatoes, diced
  • 1
    tablespoon hot pepper sauce
  • 13
    cup basil, chopped
  • salt (to taste)
  • pepper (to taste)
  • 2
    tablespoons creole seasoning
  • 6
    cups flour
  • 6
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DIRECTIONS

  • Heat oil in saucepan over medium heat. Add onions and jalapeno; cook until onions are tender and translucent. Add tomatoes and cook additional 20 minutes. Add hot sauce and basil; season to taste with salt and pepper. Reserve sauce warm.
  • Combine Creole seasoning and flour. Reserve.
  • Coat alligator tenderloin with seasoned flour and shake off any excess. Coat each piece with buttermilk and toss in seasoned flour a second time. Shake off excess.
  • Fry, preferably in a cast iron skillet, until golden brown and drain on paper towels. Season to taste with salt. Serve with spicy tomato sauce on the side.
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