August 25

Ant Tacos

9- Ant tacosAdd a nutty flavour to your tacos with a buggy take on this Mexican favourite.


2 tbsp butter

½ lb ant larvae and pupae

3 raw chillies, finely chopped

1 large tomato, finely chopped

1 pinch pepper

1 pinch cumin

1 pinch oregano

1 handful coriander, chopped

Taco shells to serve

Heat the butter in a frying pan and add the ant larvae and or pupae. Add the vegetables and when everything is softening and browning sprinkle with the pepper and seasonings, tasting as you go and adding more or less of each seasoning. Serve in taco shells (slightly heated in the oven) and sprinkle with the coriander or some cheese.

I am a fence sitter when it comes to eating bugs some I will and some I won’t but I will only eat them if nessecary