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Southern-Fried Squirrel Recipe

Who needs fast food when foraged squirrel is free of hormones, antibiotics, and pesticides? This tasty preparation will make you into a roadkill-eating convert.
Southern-Fried Squirrel Recipe

"Flesh is flesh, and it's all edible."

Servings: 1
Prep time: 25 minutes
Total time: 25 minutes


for the marinade:
1 large egg
1 tablespoon chili sauce

for the coating:
3 tablespoons corn flour
1 teaspoon kosher salt
1 teaspoon freshly ground black pepper
1 teaspoon garlic powder

for the squirrel:
1 squirrel, skinned and cleaned, legs only
beef drippings, for frying
coconut oil, for frying


1. For the marinade, combine all marinade ingredients with 3/4 cup water. Submerge squirrel meat in marinade for 10 to 15 minutes.

2. For the coating, in a medium bowl, combine all coating ingredients and stir. Set aside.

3. In a large pan or wok over high heat, add beef drippings and coconut oil and stir. Allow oil to get very hot. Dip the meat in the coating and place in the hot oil. Fry for 2 – 3 minutes on each side, or until crispy.

From MUNCHIES Presents: The Roadkill Connoisseur