Courtesy of Arizona State Fair

Deep-Fried ScorpionArizona State Fair

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Don’t
worry, it’s dead: battered, fried, and served plain or dipped in chocolate,
fried scorpions have southwesterners getting their ultimate revenge on the
desert menace with an adaptation of a Chinese delicacy. Other backyard
creatures-turned-snack options include crickets, grasshoppers, and lizards.

Where: Phoenix, AZ
When: Fair
opens mid-October.

Strangest State Fair Food

Deep-Fried ScorpionArizona State Fair

Don’t
worry, it’s dead: battered, fried, and served plain or dipped in chocolate,
fried scorpions have southwesterners getting their ultimate revenge on the
desert menace with an adaptation of a Chinese delicacy. Other backyard
creatures-turned-snack options include crickets, grasshoppers, and lizards.

Where: Phoenix, AZ
When: Fair
opens mid-October.

Courtesy of Arizona State Fair

Strangest State Fair Food

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