Firehouse Frog Leg Etouffee

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Had bunch of frog legs in the freezer that needed to be cooked so I pulled out 7 dozen frog legs for a big pot of etouffee to feed the guys. I knew there would be leftovers but that will be frozen for meals at the hunting camp this fall.

The trinity cooking down in butter.
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Add the tomato, then flour to make a blonde roux.
Slowly add the stock for the gravy. Simmer that for 20 minutes to let it come together. keep it moving to prevent the roux from burning on bottom until it is well incorporated. Then add the frog legs...
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Simmer 30 minutes, then add the sherry wine, green onions and parsley. Cook the rice and serve when the rice is done.
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The plate:
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I like mine with a little Tabasco Hot sauce and a cap full of sherry on top.
 

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Nice! I love both fried! Would have fried the frog legs tonight but the guys are focused on weight loss...oh well, now we have a couple meals for the camp.
 
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Nice! I love both fried! Would have fried the frog legs tonight but the guys are focused on weight loss...oh well, now we have a couple meals for the camp.
I won't turn down frog legs anyway they are prepared. Was talking to some forum friends the other night and told them frog legs were in top 5.......they couldn't wrap their minds around that
 

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Prepared right-they are just so sweet and succulent! I would need to think about how where I would rate them though. So much good food around these parts!
 
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Love frog legs and to me they have a distinct flavor similar to chicken, but not the same. I have only eaten them fried, though. Love etoufee as well, so that sounds like a great combination...
 

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Had bunch of frog legs in the freezer that needed to be cooked so I pulled out 7 dozen frog legs for a big pot of etouffee to feed the guys. I knew there would be leftovers but that will be frozen for meals at the hunting camp this fall.

The trinity cooking down in butter.
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Add the tomato, then flour to make a blonde roux.
Slowly add the stock for the gravy. Simmer that for 20 minutes to let it come together. keep it moving to prevent the roux from burning on bottom until it is well incorporated. Then add the frog legs...
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Simmer 30 minutes, then add the sherry wine, green onions and parsley. Cook the rice and serve when the rice is done.
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The plate:
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I like mine with a little Tabasco Hot sauce and a cap full of sherry on top.
That's gonna be a hard no for me Sir lol




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That's gonna be a hard no for me Sir lol




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Me too, I like my frogs jumping in my pond not my plate. Being from lower NY I don't think I have ever seen them on a menu in my life. Crayfish maybe once in my life on a menu here.

I think I was only one of two Long Islanders on this forum and the other got banned...lol
 

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Man, I haven't had frog legs in forever! Now I'm kinda jealous! Frog legs are about like grits...just don't see them around here. But that dish looks tasty!

Ryan
 

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Looks good! Love frog legs!
Thanks yankee!

Love frog legs and to me they have a distinct flavor similar to chicken, but not the same. I have only eaten them fried, though. Love etoufee as well, so that sounds like a great combination...
Thanks GonnaSmoke. Fried is best IMO, especially after a soak in buttermilk. Frogs can pick up the same muddy taste like catfish, this is from a microbe in the water that creates the molecule that gives a muddy taste. This is absorbed through the skin of fish and frogs, but the buttermilk will neutralize that taste.
That's gonna be a hard no for me Sir lol




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Not feelin froggy eh? LOL!

Me too, I like my frogs jumping in my pond not my plate. Being from lower NY I don't think I have ever seen them on a menu in my life. Crayfish maybe once in my life on a menu here.

I think I was only one of two Long Islanders on this forum and the other got banned...lol
But they are GOOD! LOL!!

Man, I haven't had frog legs in forever! Now I'm kinda jealous! Frog legs are about like grits...just don't see them around here. But that dish looks tasty!

Ryan
Thanks Brokenhandle! I like to post what for me is just a normal meal that a lot of people never see.
 
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Looks Great, Inda!! Like.
I've only had Frog Legs Pan-fried, but just finding some in a restaurant is nearly impossible. We used to shoot a lot of them for the legs, but they were mostly small wild ones---Still taste great though.
My Dad & Brother used .22 cal, and I had to use my BB gun.
That was fine until the snakes showed up. Then I had to call in the Back-ups.

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