Moose Nose

READY IN: 6hrs
Recipe by fraxinus

A traditional Cree dish (Canadian Plains Indians) this is the only recipe that I have been able to find. I hope others will have information on Moose Nose as well.

Top Review by smcdonald

Hi, I am a Mikmaq from Miawpukek Reserve NL. Moose nose is a traditional recipe here. We use a wood fire (blow touch I modern times) to singe the hair of the nose, scrape the soot off the nose then boil it for a few hours. Very nice tasting. The lower lip has a similar taste. I will post pics latter.

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Place nose in large pot -- hide, hair and all!
  2. Boil for 2 hours.
  3. Don't look in the pot during cooking.
  4. Cool dish down until you can handle it, then skin the nose without fainting.
  5. Discard the hide. Wash the nose in cold water. Place the nose in a pot of clean, cold water. Add salt & pepper to your taste, bay leaves, and onions. Boil until tender.
  6. Chill and serve sliced on crackers with a smear of cream cheese.

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