Cicada aficionados boil or fry them up like shrimp.
Tarantulas are eaten whole—gooey center and all—as street food in Cambodia.
A palm weevil larva tastes like coconut when it's eaten raw or bacon when it's cooked.
Red ants and their eggs are consumed in salads in Thailand.
Termites taste like carrots when they're roasted over hot coals or fried in oil.
Roasted and tossed with chile and lime, crunchy grasshoppers sit in piles at street stands in Oaxaca, Mexico.
After green slime is squeezed from its gut, the mopane worm is dried or smoked and served with sauce.
These giant dragonflies, found in Indonesia, taste similar to soft-shell crab.
Ant eggs are often presented with a side of tortillas for the popular Mexican dish escamoles.
The silkworm itself is an edible byproduct of the silk industry, as manufacturers only use the bugs' cocoons to make the cloth.
In Mexico, stinkbugs are ground up with chiles for taco filling.