• Cooking Time:
  • Servings: 6-8
  • Preparation Time:


This recipe came from my Grandpa Clouse, I have tried it, love it!

My grandpa would prefer having this dish with some corn fritters, scalloped potatoes, and pecan pie for dessert.


  • 1 beaver, cut to serving portions
  • 2 sweet onions
  • 4 oz. saltine crackers "1 sleeve"
  • 1/2 cup shortening
  • 1/4 cup bacon drippings
  • 1 cup flour
  • 1/2 teaspoon thyme
  • 1/2 teaspoon paprika
  • salt & pepper to taste


  • Parboil beaver in salted water with onions until tender.
  • Heat shortening and bacon grease in a large heavy skillet.
  • Mix thyme, paprika, salt, and pepper, rub into beaver, coat well.
  • Crush crackers to fine crumbs.
  • Roll beaver pieces through cracker crumbs to coat well.
  • Cook real slow with pan 1/2 covered until browned and tender.
  • Serve.

Categories: Main Dish  Stove  Wild Game 
© 2006-2017 BakeSpace, Inc. All Rights Reserved