Grasshopper: a tasty insect to eat!
Crispy and tasty, ideal as an aperitif, the edible mini-grasshopper is a dish much appreciated by both great lovers of edible insects and by the curious. It is resistant thanks to its exoskeleton, which makes it an excellent edible insect suitable for grilling and cooking at high heat.
Grasshopper: The recipe for this food insect
For the preparation, the grilled grasshopper recipe is surely the most popular. To succeed, you have to freeze them for an hour. Then they are put in a preheated oven at 90°C for 1 to 2 hours. To test for doneness, mash them with a spoon. They are removed as soon as the texture is crunchy. To enhance the taste, they can be seasoned with olive oil, salt and pepper.
The mini edible grasshopper fried in butter and garlic is also a treat. Very simple, the recipe consists of melting and reducing the butter over low heat before browning the garlic. Add, then, the edible insects that we brown for 10 to 15 minutes, stirring regularly. To make it easier for you, opt for our 25 g sachets of edible mini-grasshoppers available on next-food.net.
Insect Protein: The Grasshopper
Orthoptera, to which the edible mini-grasshoppers belong, are the eating insects that contain the most protein. On the other hand, they have a fat content of around 16%. In addition, they contain very valuable nutrients for health such as vitamins, calcium is especially omega 3 whose contribution can only be nutritional.
If the benefits of edible mini-grasshoppers are acquired, you should not venture to catch them in your gardens. Given their size and color, they are easily confused with dangerous grasshoppers. In addition, they are likely to be covered with pesticide residues.
As a result, experienced entomophagy enthusiasts recommend those who want to taste the flavor of edible insects to buy them from specialist shops. Thus, Next-Food has set up an entomoculture system to produce quality insects that respect the natural cycle of insects and the health standards in force. So, check out next-food.net to order edible mini grasshoppers.