Spicy Rat BBQ

Ingredients:

1 Healthy Muskrat

Water & Salt for brine

1/4 cup Chili powder

1/4 cup Paprika

1 cup Tomato puree

1/2 cup Molasses

1/2 cup Onion, grated

Salt and pepper to taste

Cut muskrat into serving pieces and soak overnight in 1 gallon water and 1/2 cup salt.

Drain and dry. Spread to cover with mixture of paprika and chili powder. Place on grill over coals with a drip pan underneath. Mix remaining ingredients for basting sauce.

Baste meat frequently and turn often until tender.

Yield: 1 servings