The Main Ingredient Of The Dish: Squirrel

1. Braised Squirrel and Bacon – This classic dish is a delicious combination of succulent squirrel meat and smoky bacon, slow cooked in garlic, onion, red wine and herbs for an incredibly tender and flavorful meal.

2. Squirrel Stew – Whether you go for the classic French version or its international counterpart, this dish is a hearty winter warmer made with chunks of squirrel meat simmered in a rich tomato based sauce. Carrots, potatoes and other vegetables are usually added to make it even more comforting.

3. Squirrel Fricassee – A classic French recipe where small pieces of squirrel meat are cooked in a creamy sauce with mushrooms, herbs and white wine. The result is a luxurious yet homely dish that is perfect for family dinners or special occasions.

4. Squirrel Jambalaya – This robust Creole classic brings together juicy pieces of squirrel, rice, sausage and vegetables in one hearty pot. It’s a great way to use up leftovers and is just as tasty served with hot sauce.

5. Chinese Braised Squirrel – A succulent combination of browned squirrel meat and mushrooms simmered in a sweet soy-based sauce with ginger and garlic. Cinnamon, star anise, sesame oil and rice wine vinegar also add flavor to this classic Chinese dish.