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What in the world is this meat?

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My sister sent me this email asking me to guess what she's attempting to make for dinner. I was stumped.

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Any guesses?

 
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  1. Whoa. That looks really scaly. I am gonna guess iguana.

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    1. re: luckyfatima

      close! it's alligator! cooking it with lots of butter and thyme!

      1. re: danieldy

        Iguana was my first guess too. At least we guessed reptile.

        1. re: danieldy

          Doing it in a croc pot, no doubt :-)

      2. Cool!

        1. I think you got turtle there. Maybe it's gator.

          1. it's gator, was it good? did it cost you much?

            1. I thought it looked like alligator. How did she prepare it?

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              1. re: ChefJune

                alligator has a wonderfully subtle gamey flavor. it made me think of a lamb and fish mixed together. it was wet-brined for a few hours then sauteed with onions, garlic, white wine, and herbs.