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For something more substantial than snacks serve Alligator Sauce Piquante.
Cajun Sauce piquante is a spicy red sauce/stew that is served over rice. It can be made with any meat or seafood you choose, but alligator is perfect for this theme party. The recipe listed here is a version of Chef Folse's Alligator Sauce Piquante.
Alligator Sauce Piquante
Ingredients:3 pounds alligator, cut into 1-inch cubes
1 and 1/2 cups vegetable oil
1 and 1/2 cups flour
2 cups diced onions
2 cups diced celery
1 cup diced bell peppers
1/4 cup minced garlic
2 (10-ounce) cans whole tomatoes
1 (8 ounce)can tomato paste
3 quarts water or stock
salt and cracked black pepper to taste
Louisiana hot sauce to taste
1/4 cup chopped parsley
1/2 cup sliced green onions
Fishing for Gators-Fill a small plastic swimming pool with water and alligator mardi gras beads. Mark hidden numbers on the bottom of each alligator. Using pieces rope with small S hooks tied on the ends let the children fish out the gators. See who can hook the biggest gator (largest number).
Swamp scavenger hunt- Hide swampy things in the backyard like Spanish moss, pirogues, stuffed alligators, plastic crawfish, crabs, fish or spiders. Give the kids a lists of the items to hunt. The team or player who finds the most swamp items is crowned King/Queen of the swamp!
Don't forget our fun alligator coloring page that makes a great party activity, too! To print out this free alligator coloring page, click here. Let party guests color at the party or take it home as a party favor with a pack of crayons.
For more alligator themed party supplies, click HERE.