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Division of Marketing and Development
Florida Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services
Mayo Building, M-9
407 South Calhoun Street
Tallahassee, FL 32399-0800
(850) 617-7300

Florida Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services
Adam H. Putnam, Commissioner

Florida Seafood Recipe

Gator Jambalaya

1 1/2 pounds prime cut alligator meat
1 cup tomato sauce
1/2 cup chili sauce
1/2 cup chopped snow peas
1/2 cup red bell pepper, finely chopped
1/2 cup yellow squash, chopped
2 teaspoons ground thyme
1 teaspoon marjoram
1 teaspoon salt
1 teaspoon hot pepper sauce
1/2 cup vinegar
2 tablespoons all-purpose flour
1/2 cup green onions, chopped
  cooked rice
Chop alligator meat into small pieces. Combine alligator meat and next nine ingredients in a glass dish. Cover and microwave on high for 6 minutes, stirring after 3 minutes. Combine vinegar and flour; mix well. Stir into alligator mixture. Cover and microwave on high 4 additional minutes. Remove dish from microwave, and stir in green onions. Serve with rice.

4 servings

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