Cajun Turtle Soup Recipe

Serves/Makes: 6

Ingredients:

  • 1 pound turtle meat, cut into bite-size pieces
  • 3 tablespoons butter
  • 3 tablespoons flour
  • 1 large onion, chopped
  • 1 clove garlic, minced
  • 1/2 cup canned tomatoes, chopped
  • 3 quarts boiling water
  • 1 teaspoon thyme
  • 2 whole cloves
  • Pinch of allspice
  • Pinch of nutmeg
  • Salt and black pepper, to taste
  • 2 tablespoons chopped parsley
  • 2 hard-boiled eggs, chopped
  • 1 lemon, thinly sliced
  • Sherry (optional)
How to cook Cajun Turtle Soup:
  • Saute turtle in butter until brown and remove from pan; add flour and stir until a dark brown roux is made.
  • Add onions and garlic and cook until onions are transparent; add tomatoes and cook for 15 minutes, stirring often.
  • Add turtle, boiling water, thyme, cloves, allspice, nutmeg, salt, black pepper and parsley; simmer on low heat for 2 hours.
  • Serve the Cajun Turtle Soup in soup bowls and garnish with chopped eggs, lemon slices and a splash of sherry, if desired.

Notes:

The Cajun Turtle Soup recipe easy to prepare and so good!
Turtle meat is available from specialty meat and game farms. Turtle has a rich flavor and a delicate texture that is truly unique.


This recipe for Cajun Turtle Soup serves/makes: 6

The Cajun Turtle Soup recipe is adopted from The Cajun Cuisine - 1985.

Main Ingredient: Wild Game (more Wild Game recipes)
Preparation Method: Soup/Stew (more Soup/Stew recipes)
Cuisine: Cajun (more Cajun recipes)

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