Attempt your own Mealworm Fried Rice with everyday ingredients

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Recipe for 2 People Ingredients:

  • 100g of rice (ideally dark / wild rice)
  • 30g of sweet corn
  • 2 eggs, beaten
  • 1 medium sized chopped onion
  • 1 clove of garlic
  • 1 half tablespoon of soy sauce
  • sunflower oil or other neutral plant-based oil for frying
  • 50g of mealworms dried or 100g of mealworms fresh
  • salt, pepper, chili
  • cilantro or parsley

 

Instructions (Preparation of Mealworms from the Hive): 

  1. After harvesting, freeze your mealworms in a container fit for freezing for minimum 5 hours.
  2. Then boil them in hot water for about 3 minutes, then rinse.

 

Instructions (Preparation of the Mealworm Fried Rice): 

  1. Fry chopped onion and garlic in about 5 tablespoons of hot oil.
  2. Once they start to get golden, add boiled or dried mealworms and fry together until it all has a nice golden color.
  3. Add boiled rice and more oil as needed and fry together. Then add sweet corn and also the boiled mealworms 
  4. After another 1-2 minutes, add 2 beaten eggs and stir well.
  5. Then add soy sauce and spices.
  6. Chop cilantro or parsley into small pieces and add into the mix.
  7. Then take off stove and serve with a bit of the cilantro or parsley on top.
  8. For additional fresh flavor you can add butter and a few drops of freshly squeezed lemon.
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We were enjoying the refreshing Mealworm Fried Rice! 

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