Southwest Rattlesnake of Smoked Salmon and Caviar

Total Time
Prep 10 mins
Cook 15 mins

Is there something missing in the ingredient list? Never fear...there really isn't rattlesnake in the dish. This is a great appetizer made to look like a rattlesnake. The recipe is printed in El Paso Inside Magazine.

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Cut eyes and tongue from bell pepper.
  2. On serving tray, alternate sections of salmon, onion, egg yolk, egg white, parsley and caviar or chopped black olives, in the shape of a snake.
  3. Decorate the head with red bell pepper tongue and eye.
  4. Serve with Melba toast or tostadas.
  5. Note: There should be enough of the ingredients to make several strips from each ingredient.