Recipe courtesy of Middendorf's

Alligator Sliders

  • Level: Easy
  • Total: 40 min
  • Active: 40 min
  • Yield: 4 servings
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2 pounds ground alligator meat

1 egg 

1 tablespoon salt 

1 teaspoon ground pepper 

1/2 teaspoon ground nutmeg 

1/2 teaspoon cayenne pepper 

1 teaspoon fine chopped garlic 

12 slider buns, toasted

Toppings of choice: Alligator Sauce, recipe follows, caramelized onions, American cheese, seasoned aioli, arugula, tomatoes and thin-shaved raw onions

Alligator Sauce:

1/3 quart prepared horseradish

2 1/2 cups mayonnaise 

1 cup sweet chili sauce 

1/2 cup teriyaki glaze 

1/3 cup steak sauce 

3 tablespoons Creole mustard

3 tablespoons hot sauce 

3 tablespoons Worcestershire sauce 

1/2 bunch fresh parsley, chopped 


  1. Combine the alligator meat, egg, salt, pepper, nutmeg, cayenne and garlic in a large bowl. Form the mixture into 2 1/2-ounce patties.
  2. Cook patties in a hot skillet or on a hot grill, 2 minutes on each side.
  3. Place on buns and top with your toppings of choice.

Alligator Sauce:

  1. Combine the horseradish, mayonnaise, chili sauce, teriyaki, steak sauce, mustard, hot sauce, Worcestershire and parsley in a large bowl and mix until emulsified. Keep refrigerated.