Grilled Gator Bites

Grilled Gator Bites

A stir-together rémoulade takes these easy grilled alligator bites over the top.

Grilled Gator Bites
 
Makes 4 to 6 Servings
Ingredients
  • ¼ cup mayonnaise*
  • 2 tablespoons whole-grain mustard
  • 1 tablespoon ketchup
  • 1 tablespoon plus one 1½ teaspoons salt-free Creole seasoning, divided*
  • 1 teaspoon Worcestershire sauce
  • 1 teaspoon fresh lemon juice
  • 1 teaspoon hot sauce
  • ¼ teaspoon ground black pepper
  • 2 pounds alligator fillets, cut into 1-inch pieces
  • 2 tablespoons olive oil
  • 1 teaspoon kosher salt
  • 12 (4-inch) wooden skewers, soaked in water for 30 minutes
  • Garnish: chopped fresh parsley
Instructions
  1. In a small bowl, combine mayonnaise, mustard, ketchup, 1½ teaspoons Creole seasoning, Worcestershire, lemon juice, hot sauce, and black pepper. Cover and refrigerate until ready to serve.
  2. In a large bowl, combine alligator, oil, salt, and remaining 1 tablespoon Creole seasoning, stirring until well coated. Thread alligator onto skewers.
  3. Heat a cast-iron grill pan over medium heat. Add skewers, and cook until alligator is nicely browned on all sides and an instant-read thermometer inserted in center registers 160°, 5 to 10 minutes. Serve with rémoulade. Garnish with parsley, if desired.

 

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