Cherokee Registry

Squirrel

4 squirrels, quartered
3/4 cup flour
1 tablespoon salt
1 teaspoon pepper
4 slices bacon, cut up
1 egg, beaten
2 tablespoons butter
2 apples
1 orange
1 white onion

Cut up apples, onion and orange and place in a pot
Add squirrel
Cover with water and cook till meat becomes tender
Check frequently since all squirrels do not tenderize at the same rate of time. Do not allow squirrel to over tenderize and fall apart.
After meat is done, remove and allow to cool completely
Mix salt, flour, pepper in a bowl
Dip dry squirrel quarters in well beaten egg and dredge in the flour mixture
Place bacon and butter in large iron skillet and heat, then add squirrel
Fry on very low heat uncovered till brown, about twenty minutes on each side.