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Yield: approximately 12 gator spears


    • 2 pounds alligator meat
    • 1/2 cup water
    • 3 tablespoons tomato paste
    • 1 teaspoon ground coriander
    • 1 teaspoon ground cumin seed
    • 1 teaspoon paprika
    • 12 wooden skewers 


Cut alligator meat into approximately 1 inch by 1 inch cubes.

Place four to five pieces of the meat on each wooden skewer until all the meat is used.

Put skewers in a flat bottom glass container and set aside.

Combine next five ingredients and mix well.

Brush mixture onto spears, making sure they are coated on all sides.

Marinate in refrigerator for 1 hour.

Cook 6 to 8 inches over medium hot coals for 6 to 7 minutes on each side.

Can be served hot or cold.

Nutritional Value Per Serving
Calories 78, Calories From Fat 9, Total Fat 1g, Saturated Fat 0g, Cholesterol 36mg, Total Carbohydrate1g , Protein 16g

Florida Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services



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