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Mulate's Fried Alligator

Appetizer Cajun
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Mulate's Fried Alligator
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  4. Yield: Serves 4-6

Mulate's Fried AlligatorFor 30 years, Mulate’s has been a must-experience New Orleans restaurant, known for both its authentic Louisiana cuisine as well as live music and Cajun dancing. Get your tastebuds doing the two-steps at home with this easy recipe for Fried Alligator and visit the restaurant in person when you can.


  • 2 lb. alligator loin meat
  • 3 cups flour
  • 2-3 tsp. salt
  • 1 tsp. cayenne pepper
  • 1 cup milk
  • 2 eggs, beaten
  • 2-3 cups oil for frying


  1. Rinse and dry alligator.
  2. Tenderize using a “hammer-style” tenderizing tool.
  3. Cut into bite-size pieces.
  4. Place flour in a 9×13 pan. Add salt and cayenne to your taste, mixing well.
  5. In a shallow bowl, mix milk and eggs.
  6. Dip alligator bites in egg wash, then place in flour mixture, coating well.
  7. Fry in oil at 375° for 4-5 minutes.

Recommended: Serve with Remoulade Dressing as dipping sauce.

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