Chapulines | Toasted Grasshoppers
Serving Size: 1/8 Ounce
Shelf Life: 2 – 3 Month Refrigerated
A Pre-Hispanic Snack Food
For many people visiting Mexico, Chapulines are the one insect food they try. In fact, many gringos think they’re snacking on spicy peanuts when they’re actually eating grasshoppers.
Chapulines and beer go well together.
Here in el Estados Unidos, Chapulines are quickly becoming popular. People are discovering Chaps in diverse places from baseball games to menu items on high end restaurants. On one hand you have the Seattle Mariners who have been serving Chapulines during games for the past few years to Chef Fernando Olea’ of Sazon Santa Fe restaurant’s Oaxaqueños dish on the other hand.
Mexican restaurants are using Chapulines in a more traditional way by adding them to menu dishes that range from Tacos y Chapulines to Huevos Rancheros con Chapulines.
Whether Chapulines are offered as a snack or an ingredient, they’re a new experience customers never forget.
Entosense Chapulines are authentic Chapulines imported directly from the State of Oaxaca in Mexico, an area known as the capital of Chapulines. Although… many in Mexico City will argue about who is the capital of Chapuline cuisine.
“Base” Chapulines are Sal y Limon. Salt & lime are preservatives.
Please Note: Shelf life mostly depends upon humidity. Kept dry, crickets and cricket powder can last for over a year even if the container has been opened.
GS1 UPC Code: 850004399408