Preparation Time - 15 Minutes
Preparation Method - Stove Top

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Rattlesnake Salad

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This Rattlesnake Salad is not only a unique experience but also a delicious way to try rattlesnake meat.

Ingredients are for 4 Servings
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Qty Unit Ingredient
1 whole Rattlesnake
2 each Bay Leaves
2 cloves Garlic » chopped
1 teaspoon Salt
1 teaspoon Poultry Seasoning
2 tablespoons Sherry
1 stalk Celery » finely diced
4 large Eggs » hard boiled, diced
1/2 medium Onion » finely diced
1/2 cup Sweet Pickles » chopped
1 cup Mayonnaise
Prep Time Process Time Overall Time
15 Minutes 1 Hour 30 Minutes 1 hour 45 minutes

1. Clean and cut the rattlesnake into pieces.

2. In a stockpot, combine the rattlesnake pieces with bay leaves, chopped garlic, salt, and poultry seasoning.

3. Cover the ingredients with water and bring to a boil.

4. Allow the it to cook until the rattlesnake is tender.

5. Once cooked, remove the bay leaves and drain the rattlesnake, reserving the meat.

6. Finely chop the cooked rattlesnake meat and mix it with the diced celery, hard-boiled eggs, finely diced onion, chopped sweet pickles, and mayonnaise.

7. Gently toss all the ingredients together until well combined.

8. Serve the rattlesnake salad as sandwiches, spread over quartered tomatoes, or on top of a bed of crisp lettuce.

Submitted by Benji M. | July 16th, 2023 See all of Benji M.'s Recipes.

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@Seren T. | January 9th, 2024
I tried this dish and I didn`t care for it. The taste of the rattlesnake meat was a bit too strong for my liking.

I gave it a 2

@Renata V. | October 1st, 2023
I was reluctant, but my daughter said 'Lets give it a try'. I have to admit, it was tasty, so I recommend it for those looking to explore new flavors.

I gave it a 4

@Dionne P. | August 12th, 2023
This rattlesnake salad was a delightful surprise. It's now become a part of my recipe collection.

I gave it a 4

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