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Florida Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services
Mayo Building, M-9
407 South Calhoun Street
Tallahassee, FL 32399-0800
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Florida Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services
Adam H. Putnam, Commissioner

Florida Seafood Recipe

Alligator Scaloppini with Sauce Dijon

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1 tablespoon butter
1 tablespoon olive oil
1 pound alligator fillets, thinly sliced or pounded thin
2 tablespoons shallots, finely chopped
1/4 cup brandy
1  10-ounce can cream of mushroom soup
3/4 cup milk
3 tablespoons coarse-grain Dijon mustard
2 tablespoons chopped parsley

Heat the butter and oil in a large skillet over medium-high heat. Add alligator meat and sauté quickly 1 minute per side. Remove and keep warm. Add shallots to skillet and sauté 2 minutes. Add brandy to skillet and deglaze by stirring to loosen browned bits from bottom of pan. Stir in soup, milk, mustard and parsley. Simmer over low heat until sauce is smooth and thick. To serve, spoon Dijon sauce over alligator scaloppini.

4 servings

Nutritional Value Per Serving
Calories 428, Calories From Fat 135, Total Fat 15g, Saturated Fat 3g, Trans Fatty Acid 0g, Cholesterol 10mg, Total Carbohydrates 8g, Protein 53g, Omega 3 Fatty Acid 0.01g

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