Buy Chapulines Online for That Exotic Ingredient that Gets People Talking
People buy chapulines on the street in Mexico while at the same time they also find them on the menu in the finest restaurants. In fact, many North Americans are surprised to find the beer nuts they are snacking on are actually spicy grasshoppers. That’s right, chapulines are an integral part of Mexican cuisine. They are starting to take hold in North America.
Mexican cuisine has taken a step up lately as many restaurants offer more than just the standard fare. In the process, people are discovering all sorts of new and exotic ingredients right here in North America. These include chapulines and Sal de Chapuline (tradition Mexican salt used to rim glasses of mescal).
Size: 1 Ounce (30 grams)
Ingredients: Grasshoppers, lemon, salt, garlic and chile
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