Fried Mopani Worms How to Cook
Southern African Christmas Day Fried Mopani with Spicy Peanut Sauce Recipe
Fried Mopani with Peanut Sauce is a traditional South African holiday recipe. The mopani or caterpillars have no taste this is why they are most often served in a rich sauce.
|Fried Mopani recipe|
Fried Mopani with Peanut Sauce is a traditional South African holiday recipe.
3 cups mopani
1 tablespoon salt
1 hot pepper
1 teaspoon onion salt
1 teaspoon garlic salt
2 cups vegetable oil
In a large steam pot steam mopani with all ingredients for 10 minutes, pat dry and in a large fry pan fry mopani in hot oil until crisp. Serve with peanut sauce.
The mopani or caterpillars have no taste this is why they are most often served in a rich sauce.
|Spicy peanut sauce recipe|
Spicy peanut sauce recipe
1/2 cup smooth peanut butter
2 tablespoons soy sauce
1 teaspoon white sugar
1 hot pepper, minced
1 clove garlic, minced
1/2 cup water
In a medium bowl mix all ingredients except water. Gradually stir in water until texture is smooth and creamy.
Did you know?
On Christmas Day, it is traditional for South Africans to dig into a big dish of deep-fried caterpillars of the Emperor Moth better known as mopane or mopani.
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