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No.052 Cod Acqua Pazza [Seafood and crickets double the deliciousness]

Cooking time: 15 minutes

“Grillus Kitchen” that delivers recipes using Grilus cricket ingredients
This time, we would like to introduce “Cod Acqua Pazza”, which is doubled in deliciousness with the umami of seafood and crickets!

Acquapazza is a Neapolitan dish of seafood stewed with tomato and olive oil, perfect for the cold season.
It's a stewed dish, but you can make it quickly in a short time.

This time, we used “grillus extract”, which has a concentrated cricket umami, for seasoning.
The umami of seafood from fish and shellfish is doubled by adding the umami of crickets.
It is a recipe that you can enjoy the soup until the end.

You can easily make it with sliced ​​fish, so please try it.


  • (for 4 people)
  • Gryllus extract
    2 tablespoons
  • raw cod
    2 slices
  • Clams (remove sand)
  • Mini Tomato
    8 pieces
  • Broccoli (boiled)
    8 lobes
  • black olive fruit
    10 grains
  • garlic
    cut in half
  • Olive oil
    4 tbsp

How to make

  • Add 2 tablespoons of olive oil and garlic to a frying pan and heat over low heat.
  • When you can smell the garlic, grill the raw cod skin side down.
  • When the skin of the raw cod is browned, turn it over and add clams, mini tomatoes, and black olives.
  • Add water (not listed) and grillus extract and heat over high heat.
  • When the clams open, add the broccoli and bring to a boil. Turn off the heat, add 2 tablespoons of olive oil, and gently swirl the frying pan to mix.

So crickets!

Grilus extract is a condensed seasoning liquid that contains the umami of domestically grown crickets grown with 100% food loss.
It is characterized by a strong umami flavor similar to that of seafood such as oysters, and has an excellent balance of saltiness and flavor.

You can enjoy the mellow flavor of soup stock by adding it to your usual dishes.
It can be used not only for stewed dishes but also for salad dressing.

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.