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       Title: Alligator Sauce Piquant
  Categories: Cajun, Main dish
       Yield: 8 servings
 
       4 lb CUBED ALLIGATOR MEAT
     1/2 c  CHOPPED CELERY
       1 c  FLOUR
     1/2 c  CHOPPED BELL PEPPER
       1 c  OIL
       8 oz CAN CHOPPED MUSHROOMS
       4 tb BUTTER
       1 c  WATER
       2 md CHOPPED ONIONS
       1    JAR SALAD OLIVES
     1/2 ts SUGAR
     1/4 c  CHOPPED PARSLEY
       1 cn TOMATO PASTE
     1/4 c  CHOPPED SCALLIONS
            TO TASTE SALT &
            CAYENNE PEPPER
 
   Soak meat with Tabasco and lemon juice for 30 minutes
   prior to cooking. Rinse before cooking. Make roux with
   1 cup oil and 1 cup flour and cook until golden. Saute
   onions in roux until brown. Add tomato paste and sugar
   and cook about 5 minutes. Add bell pepper, celery,
   garlic, mushrooms and stir well. Add water and cook 1
   hour over low heat. Add scallions, parsley, alligator
   (cut in small pieces, and preferably meat other than
   from the tail) salt, pepper and cayenne to taste.
   Cover pot and cook slowly for 30 minutes or until meat
   is tender. Add olives which have been soaked in water
   and cook a few minutes longer.
  
   Serve over cooked rice Walt
 
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