Japanese-Inspired Entomophagy Delight

上出健太

上出健太

about 1 year ago

This dish is a fusion of traditional Japanese flavors and the sustainable practice of entomophagy, or insect consumption. The protein-rich meal is both delicious and environmentally friendly.

Cooking Time

30 minutes

Serving Size

4

Nutrition Per Serving

Cal

250

Protein

15g

Fat

10g

Sat Fat

2g

Carbs

30g

Chole

50mg

Fiber

2g

Sugar

5g

Sodium

800mg

Ingredients

  • 1 cup crickets
  • 1 cup mealworms
  • 1 cup rice
  • 1 cup water
  • 1/4 cup soy sauce
  • 1/4 cup mirin
  • 1 tablespoon sugar
  • 1 tablespoon sesame oil
  • 1 tablespoon cornstarch
  • 1 tablespoon water
  • 1 tablespoon vegetable oil
  • 1/4 cup green onions, chopped

Instructions

  • Preheat oven to 350°F.
  • Spread crickets and mealworms on a baking sheet and bake for 10 minutes.
  • In a pot, combine rice and water and bring to a boil. Reduce heat to low and simmer for 18 minutes.
  • In a small bowl, mix soy sauce, mirin, sugar, and sesame oil.
  • In another small bowl, mix cornstarch and water.
  • Heat vegetable oil in a pan over medium heat.
  • Add crickets and mealworms to the pan and stir-fry for 2 minutes.
  • Add the soy sauce mixture to the pan and stir-fry for another 2 minutes.
  • Add the cornstarch mixture to the pan and stir-fry for another 2 minutes.
  • Serve the stir-fry over the cooked rice and garnish with chopped green onions.

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