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Ever wondered what ants, beetles, caterpillars, crickets, and spiders taste like? Then this Howcast series about chowing down on creepy crawlies is for you.
You Will Need
- Frozen caterpillars
- Cornbread mix
- Dry roasted borers
- Witchetty grubs
- Green caterpillars
Make dry roasted caterpillars
Make dry roasted caterpillars. Place frozen caterpillars on a baking sheet and bake them at 200 degrees for 1 to 3 hours, until they're crispy. Serve the caterpillars with your favorite condiment.
Make corn borer corn bread
Make corn borer cornbread muffins by preparing cornbread batter, stirring in the borers, and baking the muffins according to package directions.
Eat a live witchetty grub. Hold it by the head, lower it into your mouth, bite it off at the neck, and chew.
Make fried green caterpillars
Make fried green caterpillars. Remove the intestines and stomachs and boil the caterpillars for 5 minutes.
Dry in oven
Place the boiled caterpillars on a baking sheet and bake them at 200 degrees until they're dried. Then fry them in oil until they're crispy. Enjoy!