Crickets are not just for your pets....Dried crickets are quickly becoming a popular protein source. The internet is booming with recipes for cooking with crickets. Better per pound for the environment than meat, crickets can be roasted, sautéed, fried or ground into flour and added to baked goods. Armstrong's maintains an inventory of frozen crickets that are certified safe for human consumption. Armstrong's went through a rigorous process to receive certification from the USDA.
100 grams of crickets (approximately 1/4 pound) contains: 121 calories, 12.9 grams of protein, 5.5 g. of fat, 5.1 g. of carbohydrates, 75.8 mg. calcium, 185.3 mg. of phosphorous, 9.5 mg. of iron, 0.36 mg. of thiamin, 1.09 mg. of riboflavin, 3.10 mg. of niacin and .05% fat.
Frozen crickets can be purchased by the pound and are shipped in plastic bags on dry ice. If you are interested in trying some of these tasty insects, send an email to Brandon@armstrongcrickets.com with the number of pounds you would like and your shipping address for a quote. Happy cooking!