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Florida Seafood Recipe

Gator Burgers with Sautéed Florida Peppers

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Ingredients  
1 pound ground alligator meat
1 large egg, lightly beaten
2 tablespoons onion, finely chopped
1/3 teaspoon ground black pepper
1/2 teaspoon salt
1 tablespoon olive oil
1 red bell pepper, cut into strips
1 green bell pepper, cut into strips
1 yellow bell pepper, cut into strips
1 onion, sliced
  salt and pepper to taste
  French bread slices or rolls
 

Preparation
Preheat grill. In a bowl, combine alligator meat, egg, onion, salt and pepper, mixing lightly but thoroughly. Mixture will be very moist. Shape into 4 patties, each 1/2-inch thick. Cover and set aside. Heat the oil in a medium nonstick skillet over medium high heat. Add onion and pepper strips and sauté until tender. Season to taste; reduce heat and keep warm. Grill meat patties for 10 to 12 minutes over medium heat until cooked through, turning once. Serve open-face on French bread slice or in a roll; top with sautéed onion and peppers.

Yield
4 servings

Nutritional Value Per Serving
Calories 461, Calories From Fat 97, Total Fat 11g, Saturated Fat 1g, Trans Fatty Acid 0g, Cholesterol 53mg, Total Carbohydrates 30g, Protein 58g, Omega 3 Fatty Acid 0.06g

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