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Alligator Eggs Recipe

Alligator Eggs                       
Source: Bon Appetite


36 large Jalapeno chilies, roasted and peeled
1/2 lb Cooked, peeled and de-veined shrimp, minced
2 ts Mayonnaise
2 ts Prepared chili sauce
2 ts Minced capers
2 ts Minced green onions
2 ts Minced fresh parsley
1/2 ts Dijon mustard
1/2 ts Horseradish
1/4 ts Paprika
salt & fresh ground pepper
peanut oil
1 3/4 c All purpose flour
3/4 c Beer, room temp
2 Eggs, room temp
3 tbs Minced green onions
2 tbs Vegetable oil
1 1/2 tbs Catsup
2 ts Worcestershire sauce
1 1/2 ts Fresh lemon juice
1 1/2 ts Baking powder
1 1/2 ts Salt
1 ts Cayenne pepper

Using small, sharp knife; cut 1 1/2 inch slit at stem end on side of each chili. Scrape out seeds; do not tear stems. Rinse out chilies. Drain on towels. Mix next 9 ingredients. Season filling with salt and pepper. Spoon about 1 t into each chili (do not overstuff; chili should close). Arrange chilies on baking sheet. Refrigerate.
Heat 3/4 inch peanut oil in heavy large skillet to 350 degrees. Blend in remaining ingredients in large bowl. Dredge each chili in mixture, coating completely. Add chilies to skillet (in batches; do not crowd) and fry until golden brown, turning once, about five minutes. Drain on paper towels and serve.
Makes 36

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