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Edible Thai Zebra Tarantula

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Product Description

Canned Oven Baked Thai Zebra Tarantula.

  • This can contains one large Thai Zebra Tarantula (Haplopelma Albostriatum). It has been seasoned with soy sauce and baked in an oven until crispy. These Tarantulas are sourced from Tarantula breeders in Cambodia, they are not taken from the wild like the Tarantulas found at local markets.

    The Thai Zebra Tarantula is a unique delicacy of Cambodia.

    * No colours or preservatives
    * Boiled and dehydrated. Not fried
    * A good source of protein and fibre

    Canned Tarantula seasoned with soy sauce and baked in an oven until crispy.

    Each can contain 1 large Haplopelma Albostriatum Tarantula, it measures approximately 6-8cm's and weighs 8-10 grams after baking.

     


    Pack Details

    Net Weight: 10g

    Species: Haplopelma Albostriatum

    Ingredients: Haplopelma Albostriatum Tarantula, Soy Sauce.

    Average Quantity: Each can contains 1 large Thai Zebra Tarantula.

    Eating Instructions: The Tarantula is ready to eat straight from the can. You can eat every part. Try dipping in Thai sweet chilli sauce or our Giant Waterbug chilli dipping sauce.

 

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Nutritional values for edible bugs

Grab some grub: Nutritional values for edible bugs

  • Grab some grub: Nutritional values for edible bugs
  • The United Nations would like you to know that delicious bugs are out there just waiting for your consumption. (Did you know that grasshoppers have more protein than sirloin steak?) The South Morning Post has created a mouthwatering infographic that sums up the UN’s recent report on edible bugs so you can learn more with the help of pretty pictures! Click on the image to view the full sized infographic.

    We have included a summary below based on protein and fat per 100g


    Ant eggs - Formicidae

    Also known as "escamoles" or "Mexican caviar", they are commonly served as a taco filling in Mexico. Protein 14g / Fat 4g

     

    Caterpillar - Lepideptera

    A popular delicacy in South Africa, approximately 9.5 billion worms are harvested each year. Protein 12g / Fat 2.6g

     

    Grasshopper - Caelifera

    Nicknamed "Chapulines", they are a popular delicacy in Mexico. It has a similar flavour to shrimp and crawfish. It must be cooked thourghly, due to nematodes. Protein 30g / Fat 3.8g

     

    Mealworm - Tenebrio molitor

    It's flavour is thought to be like a nutty shrimp. It can be boiled, sautéed, roasted or fried. Protein 20g / Fat 13g

     

    Silkworm - Bombyx mori

    Not only are the silkworms good for silk-harvesting, they can also be consumed. Protein 9.6g / Fat 5.6g

     

    Witchetty grub

    Traditionally eaten by the Aborigines, it can be eaten raw or roasted. It's thought to taste like roast chicken when cooked. Protein 16g / Fat 29g

     

Allergy Advice

Please note that if you have a shellfish crustacean allergy, you may be allergic to edible insects.

 

This product will be in stock on Friday August 01, 2014.

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