1 alligator whole
2 tablespoons olive oil
Salt and pepper
1. Preheat oven to 375 degrees.
2. Cut alligator into manageable pieces.
3. Season alligator with salt and pepper.
4. Heat olive oil in a large skillet over medium-high heat.
5. Add alligator pieces to the skillet and cook for about 8 minutes per side or until golden brown.
6. Transfer alligator to a baking sheet and bake in preheated oven for about 20 minutes or until cooked through.
How do you cook an alligator?
Answer 1: You can deep fry smoke or bake an alligator.
What are some seasonings that go well with alligator?
Answer 2: Alligator tends to go well with Cajun seasonings such as paprika garlic powder onion powder and cayenne pepper.
What kind of oil should you use to fry alligator?
Answer 3: You should use peanut oil canola oil or vegetable oil.
How long do you fry alligator for?
Answer 4: You fry alligator for 3-5 minutes.
How do you know when alligator is done frying?
Answer 5: Alligator is done frying when it is golden brown and crispy.
How do you bake alligator?
Answer 6: Preheat your oven to 350 degrees Fahrenheit.
Place alligator on a baking sheet and bake for 30-40 minutes.
What is the best internal temperature for alligator?
Answer 7: The best internal temperature for alligator is 145 degrees Fahrenheit.
How do you know when alligator is done baking?
Answer 8: Alligator is done baking when it is cooked through and no longer pink in the center.
How do you smoke alligator?
Answer 9: To smoke alligator you will need a smoker or a grill.
Build a fire in your smoker or grill and let it burn until it is hot.
Place alligator on the grill grates and smoke for 2-3 hours.
What is the best internal temperature for alligator when smoking?
Answer 10: The best internal temperature for smoked alligator is 165 degrees Fahrenheit.
What kind of wood should you use to smoke alligator?
Answer 11: You can use hickory mesquite or apple wood to smoke alligator.
How do you know when alligator is done smoking?
Answer 12: Alligator is done smoking when it is cooked through and no longer pink in the center.
What should you do with alligator before cooking?
Answer 13: If the alligator is wild it is recommended that you soak it in salt water for 24 hours before cooking.
If the alligator is farm-raised you can cook it without soaking it.
How do you clean alligator before cooking?
Answer 14: Cut off the alligator’s head tail and feet.
Peel off the alligator’s skin.
Cut the alligator meat into pieces.
What are some dishes that you can make with alligator?
Answer 15: Some dishes that you can make with alligator include alligator gumbo alligator etouffee and alligator sausage.