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Anyone have a good squirrel recipe?

Discussion in 'Egg, Chicken, & Other Favorite Recipes' started by srhcth, Jan 23, 2010.

  1. srhcth

    srhcth In the Brooder

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    The DH and kids just came home with some squirrels they hunted and want to eat them only I have no idea how to cook them. All ideas/recipes welcome.
     

  2. 3goodeggs

    3goodeggs pays attention sporadically

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    deep fat fried.
    watch out for the pellets. they hurt when you bite into them. i think that's why I am so strange... we used lead shot back in the day, ...twitch, twitch...
     
  3. Wifezilla

    Wifezilla Positively Ducky

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    Just don't eat the brains or the spinal cord.
     
  4. 19Dawn76

    19Dawn76 Songster

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    We just soak in milk ( it seems to remove some of the "gamey" flavor) then roll in a flour /cornmeal mixture and fry. Serve with mashed taters and a gravy made from some of the drippins.
     
  5. mrbstephens

    mrbstephens Songster

    I actually thought this thread was a joke. [​IMG]
     
  6. ConchRepublic

    ConchRepublic Looking For My Marbles

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  7. marymac

    marymac Songster

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    It depends on if they are big or smaller. If they are big I always pre cook in salted water just to cover and add about 1 Tbl vinegar , cook till just barley tender, then roll in seasoned flour and fry in oil till tender and crisp. Take some of the drippings and make a gravey with the broth over mashed potatoes. Yumm, Hey I'l trade you some wild rabbit for a couple squirels.
     

  8. beerman

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    Squirrel pot pie [​IMG]
     
  9. TammyTX

    TammyTX Crowing

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    Boil them and feed them to the chickens.

    Yesterday I did that with a turkey carcass and my chickens picked it clean!
     
  10. charmed one

    charmed one Show Me State Gal

    Quote:When my DD was little, we used to ask her: What do cows make....her answer: milk What do bees make.....honey What do squirrels make.....Gravy!!!
    Squirrel gravy is the best! I just salt and pepper, flour and fry the squirrel. Make the gravy, like marymac said, with the drippings. Mmmmmmm! [​IMG]
     

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