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Marinated Squirrel

Marinated Squirrel

Marinated Squirrel the marinade is soy sauce based. Marinade the squirrel, 8 hours is enough. Before you start cooking make sure to pat the squirrel dry.


1/2 cup soy sauce
1/2 cup of white wine – what you would drink
2 cloves of garlic – crushed
4 tablespoons of brown sugar
1 tablespoon of lemon juice
1/4 lb. of butter
4 squirrels


Extra large food plastic storage bag with zipper lock
Barbeque grill basket
Sauce pan to heat marinade
Brush to use when basting with butter during grilling


Making the marinade – Combine the soy sauce, white wine, crushed garlic cloves, brown sugar and lemon juice in a sauce pan and heat to a boil then turn off heat let ingredients cool. Once cool pour into plastic storage bag and add the 4 squirrels. Add enough cold water to cover the squirrels. Zip up and put in the refrigerator for 8 hours.

Take the squirrels out of the marinade and wash them off in cold water then dry. Liberally salt and pepper the squirrels. Crack their backs and lay them out butterflied in a grilling basket. Cook using a barbecue on medium high heat – baste the squirrels with the butter. Turn frequently. Cook until medium brown.

This goes well with grilled mixed vegetables.