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No.025 Chirashizushi
[Taste crickets in a bright celebratory dish]

Cooking time: 15 minutes

“Grillus Kitchen” that delivers recipes using Grilus cricket ingredients
This time, we would like to introduce the standard dish for celebrating Hinamatsuri, "chirashizushi"!

"Chirashi sushi" that uses colorful ingredients to brighten up the Hinamatsuri dining table.
This time, I used grilus extract powder for the sweet and spicy shiitake mushrooms and kinshi tamago.

A dish to enjoy celebratory dishes with crickets.
Would you like to have a graduation ceremony, entrance ceremony, or a little celebration?


  • Vinegared rice
    2 servings
  • steamed shrimp
    8 animals
  • Dried shiitake mushrooms (rehydrated and thinly sliced) (A)
    2 sheets
  • Lotus root (cut into ginkgo biloba) (A)
  • Carrot (sliced) (A)
  • Dried shiitake mushroom reconstituted juice (B)
  • Gryllus extract (B)
    3 tablespoons
  • Sugar (B)
    2 tablespoons
  • Mirin (B)
    2 tablespoons
  • Rape blossoms
  • Sakura starch
    moderate amount
  • Kinshi Tamago
    moderate amount
  • grilous powder
    1/2 teaspoon
  • Egg
    1 piece
  • oil
    moderate amount

How to make

  • Put (B) in a pot and when it boils, add (A) and simmer until the liquid is gone.
  • Make Kinshi Tamago. Crack the eggs into a bowl, add the grilus powder, mix, make a thin egg in a frying pan, and cut into small pieces.
  • Add the drained ① to the vinegared rice and mix gently.
  • Arrange ③ on a plate, and top with Kinshi tamago, cherry starch, shrimp, and rape blossoms.

So crickets!

Grilas powder is a product that has been pulverized using a unique method so that you can taste domestic Futahoshi crickets.
It has a characteristic flavor similar to that of dried sardines and dried shrimp.

The grilas extract used in the sweet and spicy simmered shiitake mushrooms is a seasoning liquid that has a strong umami and salty taste similar to oysters and can be used like soy sauce.
It is also ideal for dishes that require strong seasoning.

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.

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