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chapulín

Plural: chapulines

Language: Spanish

Description: Grasshoppers. These are dried and have a smoky flavour. They are served alongside drinks as a small snack in Oaxaca. We were served them as part of breakfast. It is said that those from fields of alfalfa are tastier than those from fields of corn.


chapulín
Chapulines, with many thanks to the staff of the beautiful Camino Real in Oaxaca in Mexico

Pronounced: chah-poo-LEE-nehz
Ethnicity: Mexican
Most frequent country: Mexico

See places: Mexican food and cuisine

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