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How to Eat Spiders

Tarantulas have been a delicacy for years. Enjoy one of these recipes when they are hot and crispy.


  • Step 1: Remove abdomen Make tempura tarantulas. Start by removing the spider's abdomen.
  • Step 2: Remove hair Singe off all of the hair with a lighter.
  • Step 3: Make tempura batter Make the tempura batter according to the package directions and dip the tarantula in the batter.
  • TIP: Make sure the spider is completely covered with batter.
  • Step 4: Put in a deep fryer Put the spider in a deep fryer for 1 minute, or until it's crispy.
  • Step 5: Place on paper towel Place the fried spider on a paper towel to drain any excess oil. Remove the legs and add a garnish. Then dip it in your favorite condiment.
  • Step 6: Make deep fried tarantula Make deep fried tarantula without the tempura by first seasoning it with salt and garlic.
  • Step 7: Place in deep fryer Place the seasoned spider in a deep fryer for 1 minute, or until it's crispy. They are crispy on the outside and gooey in the middle.
  • FACT: The strongest natural fiber known is from the silk of the Nephila spider.

You Will Need

  • Tarantulas
  • defanged
  • Tempura batter
  • Oil
  • Garnishes
  • Condiments
  • Salt
  • Garlic
  • Lighter
  • Deep fryer
  • Paper towels
  • Knife

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