Sunday, 19 January 2014

Favorite Malawian Fried White Ants recipe by Anjimile Mtila Oponyo

This is usually served as an ndiwo, but can be eaten as a snack. Many volunteers compare it to popcorn.
1 cup day-old white ants (these are large termites, in the winged stage)
½ cup water
2 Tbs. margarine
salt to taste
  • Clean ants by removing wings and any foreign matter.
  • Place insects in salted water and boil over high heat until water has evaporated.
  • Reduce heat and add margarine.
  • Cover and simmer for 3 minutes.
  • Remove from heat and serve immediately


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