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  1. 1 Young possum

  2. 2 teaspoons 10ml Salt

  3. 4 teaspoons 20ml Red chili peppers - seeded, chopped (large)

  4. 1 teaspoon 5ml Onion - chopped (large)

  5. 6 Peppercorns crushed in a mortar

  6. 8 Fatty bacon

  7. 6 Sweet potatoes or 4 lg. Yams - peeled and sliced (medium)

  8. 12 inch thick

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  1. Recipe Instructions Put possum in lg. kettle with water to cover. Add salt, red peppers, and peppercorns. Simmer for 30 min. Drain meat; reserve liquid. Put meat in a roasting pan. cover with bacon strips. Continue cooking kettle liquid, boiling over high heat until 2 1/2 cups remain. Pour this over the meat and roast in preheated 350 degree oven for 30 min., basting every 10 min. Arrange potatoes or yams around the meat and continue to roast 30 min. more or until meat is tender and potatoes or yams are done SERVES: 4-6 SERVE WITH: cooked turnip greens Submitted to the BBQ Mailing List by on Feb 16, 1999.


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