Put some sting in your next sandwich with Fried Hornets. Packed with 2-3 times the protein of beef and bursting with flavor, this sandwich is not only a sustainable food but it tastes great too.
200 grams of lesser Banded Hornet Larvae
1 teaspoon white pepper powder
3 cloves fresh chopped garlic
3 chopped fresh red chilis
3 chopped fresh green chilis
3 tablespoons dried fried shallots
1/3 cup corn starch
Fresh brioche bread rolls
Iceberg lettuce or lettuce of choice
Add the corn starch to the partially frozen Hornet larvae
Gently combine the corn starch and place into the pre heated oil ( 375 F )
Cook the larvae until crispy and golden and remove.
Into a pan add a small amount of cooking oil and heat ready to fry.
Add the red and green chilis, the garlic, salt, white pepper powder and stir fry for a minute or so.
Add the fried hornet larvae and mix together for about 1 minute. remove from the heat and place onto the brioche bread rolls atop some lettuce leaves.