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Roasted Muskrat
Submitted by: Elder John Joe Kyikavichik

Amount Ingredient
1 or 2 Muskrats

Preheat oven to 250'F. Skin the muskrat. Remove and discard the glands from inside the hind legs, from under the throat skin, and from under the front arms. Remove all guts and liver and wash good. Place the muskrat tail inside the body cavity and wrap the musktar in tinfoil. Place in a roasting oven (no water) and bake 2 hours.

Variations: Skewer muskrat with a willow and roast over camp fire or wrap with tinfoil and place under the wood stove for about 4 hours.

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Liannah skinning a muskrat. Harold Frost roasting a muskrat on a willow.