grilled alligator skewers on a gray background with side of sauce to top right

Cajun Grilled Alligator with Comeback Sauce

Try something new this year like grilled Cajun alligator. This mild, juicy white meat is amplified with spices and a classic Mississippi dipping sauce. #YOLO
Course Main Course
Cuisine American
Keyword alligator, grilled
Prep Time 40 minutes
Cook Time 10 minutes
Total Time 50 minutes
Servings 4
Calories 507 kcal
Author Christie Vanover


  • 1 lb frozen alligator sirloin, thawed
  • 2 tsp olive oil
  • 2 tbsp Code 3 Spices Sea Dog Rub
  • 1 tsp garlic powder

Comeback Sauce

  • 1/2 cup mayonnaise
  • 2 tbsp ketchup
  • 2 tbsp chili sauce
  • 1 tsp Worcestershire sauce
  • 1 tsp Code 3 Spices Sea Dog Rub
  • 1/4 tsp kosher salt
  • 1/4 tsp pepper
  • 1/4 tsp garlic powder
  • 1/4 tsp onion powder
  • 1 tsp lemon juice
  • a couple of dashes of hot sauce


  1. Rinse the alligator, and pat it dry. Cut it into 12-14 equal-sized pieces.
  2. Rub with olive oil, Sea Dog Rub (or your favorite Cajun seasoning) and garlic powder. Let rest at room temperature for 30 minutes. Heat the grill to high.
  3. While it's resting, combine the ingredients for the Comeback Sauce. Add as much hot sauce as you like for your taste.
  4. Skewer the meat, and grill for 5 minutes per side.
  5. Serve with the sauce.
Nutrition Facts
Cajun Grilled Alligator with Comeback Sauce
Amount Per Serving
Calories 507 Calories from Fat 252
% Daily Value*
Fat 28g43%
Saturated Fat 3g19%
Cholesterol 11mg4%
Sodium 518mg23%
Potassium 166mg5%
Carbohydrates 7g2%
Fiber 1g4%
Sugar 3g3%
Protein 53g106%
Vitamin A 2070IU41%
Vitamin C 2.1mg3%
Calcium 8mg1%
Iron 1mg6%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.