Cicada Cookout with Chef Deshayes

What started out as a friendly challenge between NBC4's Tommy McFly and News4's Chief Meteorologist, Doug Kammerer, has turned into a full fledge cicada cookout. Executive Chef Xavier Deshayes answered the call for McFly's recipe solicitation from DC chefs featuring the periodical insects. 

No stranger to building custom menus for clients hosting meetings and events at the Ronald Reagan Building and International Trade Center, watch Chef Deshayes' present his 3-course meal incorporating Brood X into backyard barbecue favorites for Doug to enjoy. If you're feeling adventurous, check out the full recipes below for your next cookout!  


Cicada Recipes


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