Fried cooter (soft-shell turtle)

Fried cooter (soft-shell turtle)
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Fried cooter (soft-shell turtle) ingredients

  • 2 lb Turtle, cut in 2-4" pieces
  • 1⁄2 c Vinegar
  • 1 t Salt
  • 1⁄2 c flour, all-purpose
  • 1⁄4 c Milk, plus
  • 1 T Milk
  • 2 Eggs; separated
  • 2 t Olive oil, or veg. oil
  • 1⁄8 t Salt
  • Vegatable oil

Cooking Fried cooter (soft-shell turtle)

1. Combine turtle, vinegar, and 1 teaspoon salt.
2. Cover with water; simmer 1 hour or until tender.
3. Drain and set aside.
4. Combine flour, milk, egg yolks, olive oil, and 1/8 teaspoon salt; mix well.
5. Beat egg whites until stiff; fold into batter.
6. Dip turtle pieces into batter; fry unti golden brown in deep oil heated to 375 degrees.
7. Drain well on paper towels.


Thats the best COOTER i have ever had or seen.

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