Copycat Texas Roadhouse Rattlesnake Bites
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Copycat Texas Roadhouse Rattlesnake Bites

Delicious cheese and jalapenos are combined, battered and deep fried until melty and golden.
Prep Time40 mins
Cook Time5 mins
Total Time45 mins
Course: Side Dish
Cuisine: American
Servings: 18 bites
Calories: 62
Author: Tornadough Alli


  • 2 8 oz blocks Pepper Jack cheese, shredded
  • 2-3 jalapenos diced (depending on how hot you like them)
  • 1/2 cup flour
  • 1 egg
  • 1 cup milk
  • 1 1/2 cup bread crumbs
  • 1 tsp cayenne pepper
  • 1 tsp paprika
  • 1 tsp garlic powder
  • Oil for frying


  • n bowl combine your shredded cheese and jalapenos.
  • Shape cheese mixture into about 1 1/2" balls, squeezing tightly to compress.
  • Place on cookie sheet and freeze for about 30 minutes.
  • Meanwhile preheat your deep fryer to 350.
  • Once chilled, in bowl add your flour.
  • In another bowl mix together your egg and milk.
  • Lastly in bowl stir together your bread crumbs and seasonings.
  • Start by rolling your balls into the flour mixture, then dipping into milk and lastly coating with bread crumbs.
  • Fry in batches for about 3-4 minutes or until golden brown.
  • Drain on paper towel.
  • Serve with your favorite dipping sauces.


We like to shred our own cheese from blocks because it seems to make the Rattlesnake Bites hold together better.


Calories: 62kcal | Carbohydrates: 10g | Protein: 2g | Fat: 1g | Saturated Fat: 0g | Cholesterol: 10mg | Sodium: 76mg | Potassium: 53mg | Fiber: 0g | Sugar: 1g | Vitamin A: 155IU | Vitamin C: 1.9mg | Calcium: 34mg | Iron: 0.7mg