Duck Dynasty Recipe: Fried Alligator Balls
Duck Dynasty stars Willie and Korie Robertson shared their secret to a wildly delicious meal in their new book, The Duck Commander Family.
Fried Alligator Balls
1 stick butter
2 white onions, diced
1/4 cup green onions, diced
1 bell pepper, diced
2 stalks celery, diced
8 cloves garlic, diced
1/4 cup parsley flakes
1 tsp thyme
1 tsp basil
2-3 dashes of Louisiana hot sauce
1 lb lump crabmeat (cleaned)
1 lb crawfish tails, cooked
1 1/2 cups Italian breadcrumbs
2/3 cups all-purpose flour
Salt and pepper to taste
On medium-high heat in a medium size pan, sauté butter, white onions, green onions, bell pepper and celery until vegetables are soft, about 8 to 10 minutes.
Add garlic, parsley, thyme, basil and hot sauce. Place mixture in a large bowl and season with salt and pepper.
Add crabmeat and crawfish tails. Mix well. Beat eggs and add to mixture. Mix well.
Add enough bread crumbs to hold mixture together. Make small patties and roll in flour.
Deep-fry in peanut oil on medium heat for 3 to 5 minutes or until golden brown.