Imagine spending the day unplugged and enjoying the simple pleasures of life. You can use the time to catch up on some reading. Or you can make it a chip and dip day indulging on your favorite treats or exploring the flavors from foreign shores. And when it comes to chips, the Japanese have a treasure trove of delightful surprises. Here are just a few of the must-try potato chips from Japan that will make you forget about the dips.
1. Hokkaido Butter and Soy Sauce
Japan snacks offer a wide selection of marvelous products including regional and seasonal treats. The Hokkaido Butter and Soy Sauce is a popular chip flavor from the region. It combines the richness of butter and the mild flavor of the soy sauce.
Calbee’s Jagariko is shaped like a stick and comes in a wide array of flavors.Some of the flavors you can try are the Cheese, Cod Roe and Butter, Potato & Butter, and Vegetable Salad among others.
3. Jyaga Choko
Jyaga Choko is potato crisps coated in chocolate which makes for a glorious combination of sweet and salty. You can take your pick of coating flavors like black or milk chocolate.
4. Nori Shio
This seaweed and salt flavor is a classic and a longtime favorite of many local and foreign fans.
5. Shouyu Mayo
Japanese mayonnaise is a testament to Japan’s fascination with the condiment. Mayonnaise is often used on a lot of foods, which adds to the delicious flavors you can taste in each meal or snack. Shouyu Mayo chips mix soy sauce and mayonnaise to create a delightfully rich and creamy flavor.