Oat Fried Groundhog

Ingredients:

6 lbs. groundhog, cut up

3/4 cup milk

3 eggs, whipped

4 cloves garlic, minced

1 cup raw oats

1 cup bread crumbs, finely crushed

1 cup flour

1 cup olive oil

1/2 teaspoon paprika

salt and pepper to taste

In a mixing bowl, combine milk, eggs, and garlic, mix well. Sprinkle groundhog with flour. Combine oats, bread crumbs, paprika, salt, and pepper, blend well, spread out on a cutting board.

Heat olive oil in a large fry pan. Dip groundhog in liquid mixture, roll in oats to cover, place in hot olive oil, fry until golden brown. Heat oven to 350 degrees. Drain fried pieces well, place in a baking pan. Bake for 30 minutes. Serve!

Serves 8

Mashed potatoes and gravy, fresh green beans, and hot rolls compliment this dish well.