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Mexican-Inspired Grasshopper Salad


  • Serves 4
  • Cooks in 25 mins (20m prep + 5m cook)
  • Difficulty: easy
  • Tastes: Bitter Salty Sour Sweet Umami
  • Estimated nutrition per serving

grasshopper salad

local_grocery_store Ingredients

restaurant_menu Method

  1. 1.Heat a skillet over medium heat. Add the grasshoppers and cook for 2-3 minutes, until crispy. Remove from heat and let cool.
  2. 2.In a large bowl, mix together the black beans, corn, tomatoes, and avocado.
  3. 3.Add the grasshoppers to the bowl and toss gently to combine.
  4. 4.In a small bowl, whisk together the olive oil, lime juice, cilantro, garlic, salt, and pepper to make the dressing.
  5. 5.Drizzle the dressing over the salad and toss to coat.
  6. 6.Serve immediately and enjoy!

lightbulb_outline Tips

  • chevron_rightIf you can't find grasshoppers at your local store, try looking online. They're also sometimes sold as chapulines. Make sure to rinse them well before cooking.