A terrific way to get to know a culture is through its food. If you are searching for something more than potato chips, peanuts and pretzels; please satisfy your curiosity at a Cambodian market for some unique fried snacks. In every market of Cambodia, deep-fried insect snack is very popular dish and it is favored as the unique taste with high-protein nutrition. Crickets, spiders, ant eggs and scorpions are possible be used as ingredients for this cuisine
These insects are meticulously mixed with several spices and deep fried. Although its appearance may be thrilling, the amazing taste definitely won’t make you feel regret for trying it. This is really an incredible and exciting experience of Cambodian traditional food.
With spicy taste and crunchy, fried crickets, spiders or even cockroaches… have become the favorite snack for Cambodian people and foreign tourists. Now the markets for fried insect snacks in Cambodia are becoming larger and larger with wide range of food vendors. From grasshoppers, scorpions or sea horses…are consumed for their high protein content, crunchy and exotic taste!
The Indochina Voyages team.