Native Squirrel Stew

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Appears in
Gullah Home Cooking the Daufuskie Way

By Sallie Ann Robinson

Published 2003

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  • 4–6 cleaned squirrels, cut into pieces
  • 1 piece fatback bacon
  • sprinkle salt


Fry the fatback in a medium pot; when it’s done, remove and set aside, leaving the grease in the pot. Season the squirrel pieces with salt and pepper, then place them in the pot with the hot bacon drippings, being careful of the popping grease. Add the chopped onion, bell pepper, celery, fried fatback, and water. Add salt and pepper to taste, then cook on medium heat 30 to 60 minutes, until the