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No. 049 Hasselback Potatoes [Umami of crickets complements the richness of butter]

Cooking time: 60 minutes

“Grillus Kitchen” that delivers recipes using Grilus cricket ingredients
Introducing "Hasselback Potatoes" where the umami of crickets enhances the richness of butter!

Swedish Hasselback Potatoes.
It is also called "accordion potato" and is characterized by its cute appearance.
It's easy to make, and just by slowly baking it in the oven, you can enjoy two different textures: crispy on the outside and fluffy on the inside.

Seasoned only with butter and grilas powder.
A strong umami flavor similar to cricket seafood further enhances the richness of the butter.

Recommended for Christmas and house parties.


  • grilous powder
    3 teaspoons
  • Potatoes (May Queen)
    3 l
  • Olive oil
  • butter
  • salt
    moderate amount

How to make

  • Wash the potatoes well and leave the skin on.
    Place the potatoes on the chopsticks.
  • Make accordion-shaped cuts without cutting off
  • Arrange the potatoes on the skillet and sprinkle with salt.
  • Drizzle olive oil all over the potatoes
  • Bake in an oven at 220°C for 30-40 minutes.
  • When it's baked, put butter on it while it's still warm, and sprinkle grilus powder.

So crickets!

Grilas powder is a product made by pulverizing domestically produced Futahoshi crickets using a unique method.
It is characterized by the flavor and umami of dried sardines and dried shrimp.

It is also packed full of nutrients derived from crickets.
Contains 76.3g of salt, especially protein, per 100g of Gryllus powder.
You can easily ingest protein just by adding it to your usual dishes.

You can eat it deliciously by adding it to potato chips or granola.

The hasselback potatoes we introduced this time are delicious even if you put cheese, avocado, salmon, etc. in the notched part.

Why Cricket?

The protein crisis that will occur in the future and the food loss problem that is currently occurring mainly in developed countries. In order to solve both of these problems, Grilas grows edible crickets using food waste as food.

If you want to know more about Grylas's initiatives, please click here.