Witchetty Grubs Taste Like Fried Egg With a Hint of Nut!

“Bite-sized morsels perfect for kid’s parties are made of creamed corn, flour, and cheese. And no, Witchetty grubs don’t taste like chicken.”

Introduction

Preparation: 30 mins
Cook: 15 mins
Ready In: 45 mins

 

Ingredients

Original recipe makes 4 grubs

  • 1 cup shredded Cheddar cheese
  • 1 cup cream-style corn
  • 2 teaspoons olive oil
  • 1 cup self-rising flour, or as needed
  • 3 cocktail wieners
  • 1 teaspoon blanched slivered almonds

 

Directions

  1. Preheat oven to 375 degrees F (190 degrees C). Grease a baking sheet.
  2. Mix together the Cheddar cheese, corn, olive oil, and self-rising flour to make a firm dough. Roll the dough out into a log shape, and cut into 16 equal pieces. Roll each piece into a ball. Cut the cocktail wieners into 6 slices each (there will be 2 extra slices). Pick out 8 almond slivers.
  3. To make the grubs, place 4 dough balls onto the baking sheet, and press them tightly together so they make a lumpy grub with 4 segments. Place a slice of cocktail wiener on top of each segment for markings. Stick 2 little almond slivers into an end ball to make eyes. Repeat for the other grubs.
  4. Bake in the preheated oven until the grubs are golden brown, about 15 minutes.
Browse our How to Cook category for a full collection of recipes for all meal types and from all locations around the world!