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Small Game Recipes: Beaver: Country Beaver
  • 2-3 lbs beaver steaks 1/2 inch thick
  • Bacon grease
  • 2 cups flour
  • 1 tsp salt
  • 2 medium onions
  • 1 tsp pepper
  • 1 can cream of mushroom soup
  • 1 8 oz can of mushrooms

Combine flour, salt and pepper in a closable bag or 2 quart closable plastic container and shake until mixed. Add beaver and shake until well coated. Save remaining flour. Dice onions. Melt enough bacon grease in the bottom of a fry pan to saute onions and beaver. Saute onions and floured beaver in bacon grease, adding more grease as needed. Place beaver aside. Clean beaver and soak overnight in salted water (1 tbsp. salt to 1 quart water). Drain, cut up, and roll in 1/2 cup flour seasoned with 1 tsp. salt and 1/4 tsp. paprika. Fry in fat until browned. Then cover the beaver with sliced onion. Sprinkle the onion slices with 1/2 tsp. salt. Add 1/2 cup water. Cover the skillet tightly. Simmer for 1 hour. Add 1 cup sour cream the last 15 minutes of cooking time.

Combine soup and mushrooms in frying pan. Dissolve 2 to 3 heaping tbsp of seasoned flour in 2 cups cold water. Add to soup mix and simmer 5 minutes. Add beaver and onions to mix and simmer covered for 30 minutes.

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