Alligator Scaloppini with Sauce Dijon
- 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.
Recipe and photo used with permission from:
Florida Department of Agriculture