Rattlesnake Is Good Eating…Here’s How To Skin And Cook One
In the video below, it shows you how to skin and cook a rattlesnake. Now, there are some, who normally would touch a snake, let alone a rattlesnake, but if you are ever stranded out in the bush, one can’t afford to be picky when scrounging up a meal. I’ve eaten snake before and it was quite good.
The video was posted to YouTube by a young man named Bob Hansler and he seems quite knowledgeable when it comes to the outdoors lifestyle. I wouldn’t recommend that after watching the video, you go right out and catch yourself a rattlesnake, but if you are ever in a situation where starvation looks likely, then place this in the back of your mind and retrieve it on a future date, if a critical situation ever does present itself.
Here is what Mr. Hansler had to say about his video:
From a live snake to a campfire cooked meal. Rattlesnake is common fare for some, though most don’t have a clue as to how to go about them. In this video I’ll be killing, skinning, gutting, and using primitive means cooking a Rattlesnake.
Disclaimer: An animal was killed in the making of this video. This was done for educational reasons and consumed for food. The rattlesnake was harvested in a responsible and respectful manner. The removal of head and other body parts were done post-mortem.
Understand that I do not condone the senseless killing of rattlesnakes due to the ignorant immoral hatred that some people seem to be afflicted with. If you are out in the forest, leave them alone. If a snake must be removed… at least use the skin and eat the meat instead of chopping it into tiny pieces while screaming war cries or scripture.
Snake meat contains om average 93 calories per 3.5 oz) of raw meat. This is roughly half the calories and one third the amount of fat of a similar amount of sirloin beef steak.