Rattlesnake Chili

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  • Level: Easy
  • Total: 1 hr 40 min
  • Prep: 30 min
  • Cook: 1 hr 10 min
  • Yield: 4 servings
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Vegetable oil

1 large onion, diced

Red Chile Sauce, recipe follows

6 rattlesnake fillets, or 8 ounces meat

Double sweet corn, kernels only, to taste

Poblano peppers, diced, to taste

Serrano peppers, diced, to taste

Jalapeno peppers, diced, to taste


Red Chile Sauce:

Ancho peppers, diced, to taste

1 white onion, diced

Several tomatoes, chopped

Cumin, whole seeds, to taste

2 tablespoons honey

1 cup chicken stock


  1. In a large skillet, heat the oil and add the onions. Cook the onions until they are soft and slightly tender. Add the Red Chile Sauce and the remaining ingredients. Cover the skillet and stew all of the ingredients together for approximately 1 hour. Season the chili with salt. A viewer, who may not be a professional cook, provided this recipe. 

Red Chile Sauce:

  1. Combine all of the ingredients in a blender and process until smooth.