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Bring a large saucepan of water to the boil. Add the balmain bugs and boil for 5 minutes, or until just cooked. Drain and rinse under cold running water or plunge into iced water to stop the cooking process. If using cooked bugs, you can skip this step.
To remove the meat, take the tail in one hand and the head in the other, and twist hard so the tail and head separate.