Simple Squirrel (Hillbilly squirrel & gravy over rice)
A simple yet delicious way to prepare squirrel. Try it paired with red wine.
Servings: 4 people
- 2 squirrels cut into 6 pieces each
- 1 cup flour
- 1 teaspoon salt
- 11/2 teaspoon pepper
- 4 oz vegetable oil +/-
- 2 cups milk
- 2 cups cooked rice white , brown , wild chose your favorite
Mix flour salt pepper in bag.
Drop in squirrel parts 6 at a time and shake well.
Heat oil in # 8 cast iron firing pan.
Brown/sear squirrel well over med-high heat 4 minutes per side. Remove to paper towels (will cook through during simmer).
Make gravy with pan drippings
Add flour from bag to oil in pan just enough to absorb most oil. Stir well (can remove some oil if necessary).
Add milk to pan, stirring a lot (can be thin/watery for gravy, can add water to thin).
Season with salt & pepper as necessary.
Add squirrel and simmer with on low approx. 2 hours with lid (until tender).
Cook rice as directed.
Place squirrel back leg over rice spoon gravy over...EAT !