Fried Gator Courtesy Paula Deen, Food Network Alligator meat is a mild white meat and can be substituted for many chicken recipes. Cook/Prep Time: 15 MinutesServings: 4 Ingredients 1 pound Louisiana alligator meat (tenderloin or sirloin cuts of tailmeat), cut into chunks Salt and freshly ground black pepperFlour, for dredging 1 cup buttermilk 1 cup hot sauce 1 bottle store bought ranch dressing, for dipping Directions Lightly season gator meat with salt and pepper prior to dredging them in flour. Combine buttermilk and hot sauce into 1 mixture. Dip the gator meat into the buttermilk and hot sauce mixture and dip, once again, in flour. Then place in deep fryer until golden brown, just a couple minutes. Drain on paper towels and serve with ranch dressing. Show off your culinary skills. Share pictures of your finished dish on social media and tag them with #LouisianaSeafood!