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       Title: Turtle Sauce Piquante
  Categories: Wildgame, Sauces
       Yield: 1 servings
  
       5 lb Turtle meat, cut 2 cubes
       3 pt Water, cold
      32 oz Tomatoes, whole, can
       1 t  Garlic, finely chopped
       6 oz Tomato sauce
     1/2 c  Celery, finely chopped
      12 oz Mushrooms + liquid
     1/2 c  Shallots, finely chopped
       4 ea Onions, white, finely chop
     1/3 c  Bell pepper, finely chopped
     1/4 c  Parsley, finely chopped
       3 ea Lemon peel, small slivers
       1 x  Cayenne pepper/generous
       1 x  Salt & pepper to taste
  
   Fry meat in minimum oil til tender to fork. Usually 20 - 35 minutes.
   Remove. Make a roux of 6 Tbsp oil to equal amount flour. When deep
   (not dark) brown, add onion. Cook until transparent but don't burn.
   Add 3 pints cold water and bring to a boil. Add tomatoes, tomato
   sauce, celery, bell pepper, shallots, garlic, mushrooms. Let boil
   about 15 or 16 minutes. Add fried turtle meat, parsley, lemon peel
   and salt & pepper to taste. Let simmer over low fire for at least one
   hour. Serve over hot rice. Also for: Any tough meat, such as large
   alligator, raccoon. Recipe date: 12/12/87
  
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