Black Scorpions – Heterometrus longimanus (bag of 1 piece)
Black Scorpions (Heterometrus longimanus) are common in most parts of Asia and are one of the few species that is known to be edible.
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Scorpions come from farms in Asia who grow them for human consumption. They are fed a diet of crickets, worms, and other agricultural insects. Due to the evolution of an amphibious ancestor, their flesh is similar to crustacean and stuffed full of proteins and vitamins, in particular its exoskeleton that is also rich in calcium. They can be enjoyed with a variety of sauces or even boiled 5 minutes, to regain their original texture and taste. These scorpions were treated by rapid freezing, boiled and then dried for several hours. Scorpions are ancient animals and fossil records indicate they existed already 425 to 450 million years ago.
You often ask us how to taste them or we have comments: "it's hard, the skin remains between our teeth."
Then we have to give a little explanation on the preparation of the scorpions before we send them to you as well as on how to taste them. Our scorpions, unlike some sites, guarantee scorpions from farms (with traceability).
These scorpions are intended for pharmaceutical and / or food use. Then they are boiled with a soy sauce and then baked (we limit the maximum this cooking). To taste them it is necessary to mimic the consumption of crab for example, being precooked you can either boil them again a little or reheat them in the microwave or consume them directly out of the sachet, The pulpit and the best open so With a nutcracker or a knife, however keep in mind that the exoskeleton is edible but not gouty, so it is necessary to extract the pulpit and to taste it.