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Alligator Jambalaya

Good luck, I done this three times and the usual comment is its superb but where is the alligator...

Cuisine: Cajun
Serves: 1 people

Recipe Ingredients

1 lb 454g / 16ozMarinated alligator fillet - cut into small piece
1 lb 454g / 16ozHot sausage - (Italian) cut, into chunks
3 tablespoons 45mlOil
2/3 cup 97g / 3.4ozBell peppers chopped
20   Garlic cloves crushed
3/4 cup 177mlParsley
1 cup 146g / 5.1ozChopped fresh parsley
1 cup 110g / 3.9ozChopped celery
2 cans  Tomatoes - (16 oz each)
2 cups 474mlChicken stock
1 cup 62g / 2.2ozGreen onion
2 teaspoons 10mlOregano
2 splash  Red hot sauce - (optional)
1 tablespoon 15mlCajun spices - to taste
  Salt to taste
2 cups 320g / 11ozRaw white rice

Recipe Instructions

In deep frying pan (cast iron preferably) saute the bell pepper, garlic, parsley and celery.

While this is cooking, add tomatoes and their liquid, the chicken stock and green onion to a pot that can cook on the stove and in the oven (Corning ware).

Stir in spices, sauteed vegetables raw rice, sausage and alligator fillet pieces.

Cook on medium-high heat until liquid is absorbed (stir occasionally to make sure rice doesn't burn on bottom) and then bake covered in the oven for 25 minutes.

Chef John Folse


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