Recipe number 67785 is

Turtle Sauce Piquante

The ingredients are:
5 lb Turtle meat, cut 2" cubes 3 pt Water, cold 32 oz Tomatoes, whole, can 1 tsp Garlic, finely chopped 6 oz Tomato sauce 1/2 cup Celery, finely chopped 12 oz Mushrooms + liquid 1/2 cup Shallots, finely chopped 4 each Onions, white, finely chop 1/3 cup Bell pepper, finely chopped 1/4 cup Parsley, finely chopped 3 each Lemon peel, small slivers 1 each Cayenne pepper/generous 1 each Salt & pepper to taste

The recipe yield is:
1 Servings

Fry meat in minimum oil til tender to fork. Usually 20 ~ 35 minutes. Remove. Make a roux of 6 Tbsp oil to equal amount flour. When deep (not dark) brown, add onion. Cook until transparent but don't burn. Add 3 pints cold water and bring to a boil. Add tomatoes, tomato sauce, celery, bell pepper, shallots, garlic, mushrooms. Let boil about 15 or 16 minutes. Add fried turtle meat, parsley, lemon peel and salt & pepper to taste. Let simmer over low fire for at least one hour. Serve over hot rice. Also for: Any tough meat, such as large alligator, raccoon. Recipe date: 12/12/87

Wildgame; Sauces

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