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Spicy Gator Etouffee Sandwich




Herb Butter


  1. Wash alligator thoroughly and sauté in herb butter for 2 minutes on each side. Set aside.
  2. Cook etouffée by combining butter, onion, celery, bell pepper, bay leaves and garlic. Sauté until tender, squeezing lemon juice while incorporating Cajun spices, cayenne pepper and parsley.
  3. Add water and flour; simmer.
  4. Add crawfish, green onion and a little chardonnay. Simmer for 2 to 3 minutes until crawfish is done.
  5. Blend in food processor.
  6. Take your cooked alligator and place on skillet and top with etouffée. Top with Swiss cheese; melt cheese, and grill the hoagie roll next to it. Place hoagie roll on top, flip over, and finish off sandwich by slicing in half and garnishing with a kosher pickle.


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