Lime & Chile Cricket Snacks A traditional snack in Mexico, and we can see why. This recipe was a hit during our insect recipe testing day, winning over skeptics, who made comments like, “this isn’t ‘good for bugs,’ it’s just good for snacks.” Ingredients: Scant 1 Cup of Crickets 1 tbsp Olive Oil 1 tsp Piment d’Espelette or Aleppo Pepper 1/2 tsp Smoked Paprika 1 Tbs Minced Garlic 1 tsp Fresh Lime Juice Salt Directions: Saute the garlic, espelette/Aleppo pepper and paprika in olive oil until the garlic is just lightly browned and the seasonings become aromatic. Pour the garlic mixture over the crickets and toss with a spatula or spoon to coat evenly. Squeeze 1 tsp of lime juice over the mix, sprinkle with a pinch of salt, toss again and taste. Add additional lime or salt to your taste.   ____________ Browse More: Edible Insect Recipes

Chile Lime Crickets

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Lime & Chile Cricket Snacks

A traditional snack in Mexico, and we can see why. This recipe was a hit during our insect recipe testing day, winning over skeptics, who made comments like, “this isn’t ‘good for bugs,’ it’s just good for snacks.”

INGREDIENTS
  • Scant 1 Cup of Crickets
  • 1 tbsp Olive Oil
  • 1 tsp Piment d’Espelette or Aleppo Pepper
  • 1/2 tsp Smoked Paprika
  • 1 Tbs Minced Garlic
  • 1 tsp Fresh Lime Juice
  • Salt

DIRECTIONS

1

Saute the garlic, espelette/Aleppo pepper and paprika in olive oil until the garlic is just lightly browned and the seasonings become aromatic.
2

Pour the garlic mixture over the crickets and toss with a spatula or spoon to coat evenly.
3

Squeeze 1 tsp of lime juice over the mix, sprinkle with a pinch of salt, toss again and taste. Add additional lime or salt to your taste.
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