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Fish Bait with Gator Heads

YIELD Makes 6 servings

INGREDIENTS

6 ounces assorted frozen clam strips, breaded fish pieces or breaded shrimp
3 to 5 drops green food coloring
1 cup tartar sauce
6 (6-inch) bamboo skewers
6 dill pickles
2 pepperoni pieces, cut into 3 strips each
6 to 8 pimiento-stuffed green olives
Mustard

PREPARATION:

  1. Bake seafood pieces according to package directions.
  2. Meanwhile, stir food coloring into tartar sauce in small serving bowl until desired shade is reached; set aside.
  3. When seafood pieces are cool enough to handle, thread 3 to 4 pieces onto each skewer. Place on serving platter and keep warm.
  4. Cut horizontal slit in each pickle for alligator's mouth. Insert strip of pepperoni to make tongue. Slice olives to make eyes and nostrils; attach to pickle with small amount of mustard. Arrange alligators around fish skewers and serve with tartar sauce.
This recipe appears in: Halloween
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