Ingredients

8 very large Bugs
Mango Sauce
1 large mangoes or 2 small
2 -3 tablespoons sour cream
1/4 cup lemon or lime juice
1 teaspoon soft brown sugar
2 - 3 teaspoons Thai sweet chili sauce

Instructions

1. Lower bugs into large pan of lightly salted boiling water
2. Simmer uncovered 4-5 minutes until shells change to orange red colour
3. Gently separate the heads from the bodies
4. Use pair of sharp kitchen scissors to cut along soft underside of the bugs
5. Pull shell apart ease out the flesh, cut each piece flesh in half, length ways

To make the mango sauce
1. peel the mango's remove seeds and roughly chop flesh
2. Place flesh in a food processor, add sour cream, juice, sugar and sauce
3. Process 20-30 seconds until smooth, refrigerate covered until needed
4. If the sauce is too thick, add a little extra cream or juice
5. Dip bugs into the sauce like a shrimp cocktail and enjoy

 

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