Fried Cooter (Soft-Shell Turtle)

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Total Time
20mins
Prep
10 mins
Cook
10 mins

This is a southern recipe from Southern Living

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Ingredients

Nutrition

Directions

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