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Allegheny Roast 'Possum

Serves: 4 people

Recipe Ingredients

2 lbs 908g / 32oz'Possum - (to 2 1/2 lbs) - fat removed
  Apple-Raisin Stuffing - see * Note
  Salt - to taste
  Freshly-ground black pepper - to taste
3   Sweet potatoes
2 tablespoons 30mlBrown sugar
1/4 cup 15g / 0.5ozFlour - (to 1/3 cup)

Recipe Instructions

Stuff with Apple-Raisin Stuffing, and truss.  Dust with salt and pepper; put on a roaster rack. Roast at 325 degrees for 1 hour to 1 1/2 hours (30 to 35 minutes per pound). For the last 30 minutes, put peeled and parboiled sweet potatoes around the meat.  Dust meat with brown sugar mixed with 1/4 to 1/3 cup flour. Baste with juices 3 times during the last 30 minutes.


See the "Apple-Raisin Stuffing" recipe which is included in this collection.

THE HUNTER'S GAME COOKBOOK by Jacqueline E. Knight (c) 1978 - Published by Winchester Press, New York, NY


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