For an overview of ant meat, see ant meat.


Fire ant fricassée is a consumable item in Fallout: New Vegas.


The fire ant fricassée is a food item that restores health when eaten. Its world model is identical to ant meat. Unlike the fire ant meat used to make it, there is no radiation upon ingestion.

Survival skill effect

SkillEffectHardcore effect
10+1 Hit Point for 60s-96 Starvation 
20+1 Hit Point for 60s-112 Starvation 
30+1 Hit Point for 60s-128 Starvation 
40+1 Hit Point for 60s-144 Starvation 
50+2 Hit Point for 60s-160 Starvation 
60+2 Hit Point for 60s-176 Starvation 
70+2 Hit Point for 60s-192 Starvation 
80+2 Hit Point for 60s-208 Starvation 
90+2 Hit Point for 60s-224 Starvation 
100+3 Hit Point for 60s-240 Starvation 


This item must be crafted by the player character. It is not sold by merchants or found elsewhere in the wasteland.

Creation requirements

Cram (1)
Flour (1)
Fire ant fricassée (1)


  • Prior to patch 1.02, fire ant fricassée required a cazador egg and two pieces of fire ant meat.
  • In real life, a fricassée is a French dish, usually consisting of poultry stewed in a thick gravy.
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