Barbecued Turtle

Barbecued Turtle

1 turtle, cut into serving pieces
1 stalk celery, chopped
1 bell pepper, chopped
1 medium onion, chopped
1/2 tsp lemon or lime juice
salt and pepper
paleo bbq sauce

Soak the turtle meat in salt water overnight or at least 1 hour.

In a large pot, place the turtle meat, celery, pepper, onion and vinegar. Salt and pepper to taste. Cover with water and bring to a

Cover and simmer until meat is tender and ready to fall off the bone.

Remove meat and place into a baking dish. Pour the bbq sauce over the top. Bake at 375 degrees until sauce starts to bubble.

Reduce heat to 200 degrees and cook for 40 minutes. Baste often.

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