Smothered Muskrat And Onions

Discussion in 'Cooks' Corner' started by Len Backus, Feb 29, 2008.

  1. Len Backus

    Len Backus Administrator Staff Member

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    1 muskrat (dressed & disjointed)
    1 1/2 tsp. salt
    1/4 tsp. paprika
    1/2 cup flour
    3 tbsp. fat
    3 large onions
    1 cup sour cream

    Soak muskrat overnight in salted water (1 tbsp. salt to 1 qt. water). Season with 1 tsp. salt and paprika, roll in flour, and fry in fat until browned. Cover muskrat with onions, sprinkle onions with 1/2 tsp. salt. Pour in the cream. Cover skillet tightly and simmer for 1 hour. Serves 4.
     
  2. royinidaho

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    Len,

    Ever been to Oak Harbor OH? The have Muskrat Days or some such festival.

    The way I have it figured you gotta really be hungry to eat a muskrat:eek::(

    The pressure cook 'em so long that the meat could be about anything. Not even close to chicken:D