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Watch A Man Cook And Eat A Plate Of Cicada Scampi

No! Don’t do that. Ew. No. Noooooo.

1. Brian Donohue over at the New Jersey Star-Ledger decided that he wanted to capture, de-wing, cook, and eat cicadas.

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2. And he did exactly that, he went out into his backyard and filled up a paperbag with the buzzing monstrosities.

3. And then prepared them in a garlic scampi dish.

4. According to the video, the de-winging process took about a half hour.

6. And then he cooked them up in garlic.

7. And ate them with pasta.

8. This is the face of a man who just ate a bunch of cicadas.

10. If this has, for some unthinkable reason, piqued your interest in cicada cooking, there is actually a cookbook for such a thing.

11. Which includes recipes such as:


• Cicada Dumplings

• Cicada Stir-Fry

• Cica-Delicious Pizza

• Sizzling Chili Cicadas

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