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Smothered Turtle, Cajun Style

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READY IN:
1hr 20mins
SERVES:
3-4
UNITS:
US

Ingredients Nutrition

Directions

  1. Trim turtle steaks into 1 1/2-inch squares, season well with salt and pepper, squeeze lemons over meat and let stand awhile.
  2. Add plenty of chopped onion, sweet pepper, chopped, 4 tomatoes cut into eighths, 3 bay leaves, crushed garlic clove and mushrooms.
  3. Moisten well with stock made by boiling salted turtle trimmings and smother very slowly in a tightly covered skillet until turtle is tender.
  4. Serve with big mounds of rice.

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