Crispy chapulines snacks

Crispy chapulines snacks

Crispy chapulines snacks

Crispy chapulines snacks
 
Recipe Type: Snacks
Cuisine: Mexican
Author: Mily
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Serves: 4-8
Ingredients
  • 1 lb chapulines (Grasshopers)
  • 3 cloves of garlic, peeled and chopped
  • 1 serrano chile, seeded and diced
  • 1 lime cut into wedges
  • 1/2 of an onion, chopped
  • 1/2 cup of oil for frying
  • salt to taste
Instructions
  1. Pull the wings and legs off of each chapuline. You can also may be able to purchase them already with out wings and legs. Heat the oil in a shallow pan and saute the garlic, chile and the onions until the onions are translucent. With a slotted spoon, remove and discard the onions, chile and the garlic from the oil, leaving the oil in the pan. Saute the chapulines in the oil until they are brown and crispy. Remove the chapulines and drain them well, on paper towels. Sprinkle salt over the top, and then squeeze some lime over them. You can enjoy them as a snack or use the as a filling for tacos
  2. Tip: if you use the Chapulines as taco fillers use corn tortilla and some guacamole to keep chapulines in the taco.
  3. Enjoy
 

 

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