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Chapter:Wild Game Recipes
Section:Opossum
Recipe:Possum Roast
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Possum Roast
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1 possum, dressed
2 red pepper pods
1 tsp salt
1/4 tsp black pepper
1/8 tsp sage
2 tbsp lemon juice

Place dressed possum in a kettle with the pepper pod. Cover with cold water
and bring to a boil; simmer for 1 hr.  Remove and place on a rack in a
dutch oven or roasting pan. Add 1 cup of water. Sprinkle with salt, pepper,
sage and lemon juice. Cover and cook over very low temp on top of stove or
bake at 325 for 2 hrs or until the meat is crisp and brown. Transfer possum
to a hot platter to serve.

Adapted from: bbqman@ix.netcom.com (Larry Willrath)
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