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How to Eat Ants

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Published on Aug 3, 2010

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There are over 12,000 species of ants. Try one of them in these great recipes.

Step 1: Make sauteed ants
Make sauteed ants by melting butter in a saute pan on low heat. Add garlic and 1 cup ants. Enjoy them as an appetizer.

Tip
Do not use red ants for cooking.

Step 2: Make ant brood tacos
Make ant brood tacos. Heat 2 tablespoons butter in a small saute pan. Add the larvae and cook for 1 minute.

Step 3: Add ingredients
Add onions, chilies, tomato, salt, pepper, cumin, and oregano. Serve in taco shells.

Step 4: Make chocolate covered ants
Make chocolate covered ants. Melt chocolate in a double broiler.

Step 5: Fill mold with chocolate
Fill each candy mold cavity halfway with chocolate. Add three to five ants until you have used 1 cup ants, and then fill the mold with chocolate.

Step 6: Place in refrigerator
Place the candy mold in the refrigerator for 5 minutes, or until the chocolate sets.

Step 7: Remove from mold
Remove the candy from mold and serve. There is a surprise in every bite.

Did You Know?
Ants can pull 52 times their own body weight.

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