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Spicy Rattlesnake Tacos



  • Serves 4
  • Cooks in 35 mins (20m prep + 15m cook)
  • Difficulty: medium
  • Tastes: Bitter Salty Sour Sweet Umami
  • Estimated nutrition per serving

rattlesnake recipe

local_grocery_store Ingredients

restaurant_menu Method

  1. 1.In a large bowl, combine the rattlesnake meat, chili powder, cumin, cayenne pepper, and lime juice. Stir to coat the meat evenly.
  2. 2.Heat a grill or grill pan over high heat. Add the rattlesnake meat and grill for 3-4 minutes per side, or until cooked through.
  3. 3.To assemble the tacos, place a few pieces of rattlesnake meat in each tortilla. Top with pico de gallo, sliced avocado, and a drizzle of lime crema.

lightbulb_outline Tips

  • chevron_rightIf you can't find rattlesnake meat, you can substitute with chicken or beef.
  • chevron_rightAdjust the spice level to your taste by adding more or less cayenne pepper.