Recipe courtesy of Scully's Tavern

Alligator Fritters

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  • Level: Intermediate
  • Total: 1 hr 45 min (includes chilling time)
  • Active: 45 min
  • Yield: 2 to 3 servings
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Ingredients

Garlic Butter:

Spicy Lemon Dill Aioli:

Directions

  1. Cook gator in olive oil in a pan until cooked through; chill meat thoroughly.
  2. Add egg, mustard, scallions, garlic, Garlic Butter, red pepper and baking powder to gator in a mixing bowl. Add the flour a little at a time, adjusting until the mixture is a little looser than that of a meatball (you may not need to add the whole amount). Form into 3-inch ovals.
  3. Saute in some oil in a skillet until golden, 2 minutes on the first side and 1 minute on the second side.

Garlic Butter:

Yield: 6 quarts
  1. Place the butter in a large stand mixer and beat on low speed for 3 minutes. Add chopped garlic, shallots and granulated garlic. Beat for 2 minutes on medium speed. Turn back to low speed and add the wine and lemon juice. Beat on high speed for 2 minutes. Turn to low speed and add the parsley; beat 30 seconds and turn off mixer.

Spicy Lemon Dill Aioli:

  1. Mix together mayo, dill, white pepper, cayenne and lemon juice in a bowl.