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Southwestern Rattlesnake Chili


  • Serves 8
  • Cooks in 150 mins (30m prep + 120m cook)
  • Difficulty: intermediate
  • Tastes: Bitter Salty Sour Sweet Umami
  • Estimated nutrition per serving

how to cook rattlesnake southwestern

local_grocery_store Ingredients

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  1. 1.In a large pot, brown the rattlesnake meat over medium heat.
  2. 2.Add the onion and garlic and sauté until softened.
  3. 3.Add the diced tomatoes, kidney beans, beef broth, chili powder, cumin, paprika, salt, and pepper.
  4. 4.Simmer for 1-2 hours, stirring occasionally, until the meat is tender and the flavors have melded together.

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  • chevron_rightIf you can't find rattlesnake meat, you can substitute with ground beef or bison.
  • chevron_rightAdjust the spice level to your liking by adding more or less chili powder.
  • chevron_rightThis chili tastes even better the next day, so feel free to make it ahead of time.