10 Best Japanese Shrimp Snacks in 2024

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The Appeal of Japanese Shrimp Snacks

Shrimp is a marine product loved around the world for its unique flavor and texture. Especially in Japan, it is an indispensable ingredient in various traditional dishes such as sushi, tempura, and Osechi cuisine. The appeal of prawns lies in their plump texture and sweetness, as well as their high nutritional value and healthiness. While shrimp-based snacks are not common in Japan, shrimp-flavored snacks and snacks shaped like shrimp are available, and these are popular for their unusual taste and fun visuals. In particular, shrimp-shaped snacks are enjoyed by children, and for shrimp fans, they can become part of their collections. Foods featuring shrimp symbolize the diversity of Japanese food culture.

Kappa Ebisen

Product nameKappa Ebisen
Gluten Free

Kappa Ebisen is a snack food made from shrimp, and has been a big hit since 1964, with the well-known catchphrase “Can’t Stop, Won’t Stop”. The whole natural shrimp is used in the shell, making it tasty and calcium-enriched. By roasting them without frying them in oil, they have a savory and crispy texture. Every Japanese person has been captivated by this product once they have tasted it. It has been loved for a long time, and its popularity is immeasurable as it is available in a variety of sizes, from a small portion to a large bag. It is an indispensable product for snack time or as an accompaniment to alcoholic beverages.

Shrimp Mangetsu

Product nameShrimp Mangetsu
Gluten Free

Shrimp Mangetsu is a rice cracker made with shrimp as an ingredient, and has a history of over 100 years. The flavor of shrimp and saltiness spreading from the crispy and light texture is exquisite. When you put it in your mouth, you can’t get enough of the shrimp flavor that fills your mouth. Although it does not have the flashy appearance of today’s shrimp crackers, it is no exaggeration to say that every Japanese person has had a taste of shrimp crackers. The flavor of the shrimp spreading as you bite into it, and the aroma of the seaweed that comes out of your nose will become a habit.

Fluffy Soft Shrimp Flavor

Product nameFluffy Soft Shrimp Flavor
Gluten Free

Fluffy Soft Shrimp Flavor is a shrimp-flavored rice snack. It is a soft and fluffy snack made from 100% Niigata rice. The ultra-thin dough made from Niigata rice is soft and fluffy. The product has a crispy, soft texture and a subtle shrimp flavor that Japanese people love. You will be surprised by its light texture, which is unparalleled among rice crackers. The more you chew, the more the shrimp flavor fills your mouth. The soft texture is loved by everyone from children to the elderly. It is the perfect shrimp snack to have by your side during snack time or on holidays when you want to spend some quality time together.

Premium Chipster Shrimp

Product namePremium Chipster Shrimp
Gluten Free

Premium Chipster Shrimp are shrimp-flavored molded potato chips produced and sold by Yamazaki Biscuit. Whole sweet shrimp are powdered and kneaded into the potato dough to create a luxurious chip that fills your mouth with the taste of shrimp as you bite into it. The frying oil used is 100% rice oil, which enhances the flavor of the ingredients. You can fully enjoy the original flavors of potato and shrimp. Two flavors are available: Shio (salt) flavor for a simple taste of shrimp, and Aosa Nori (green laver) flavor for a richer taste. These are packaged in a paper tube package, which is environmentally friendly.

Petit Shrimp

Product namePetit Shrimp
Gluten Free

Petit Shrimp are bite-sized shrimp crackers. The savory flavor of the grilled shrimp gives it a light and crispy snack type of taste. The unique sandwich baking method gives the crispy texture to this savory grilled shrimp cracker. The dough is topped with shrimp powder and baked, giving it a savory shrimp flavor. It is a snack type starch rice cracker with a good texture and bite that is not found in other products. The bite-size crackers are easy to eat and are recommended for snack time with children or as an accompaniment to alcoholic beverages. Please try them for yourself at a reasonable price.

The Ingredient Treat Shrimp

Product nameThe Ingredient Treat Shrimp
Gluten Free

The Ingredient Treat Shrimp is a snack food made of kneaded prawns. Whole prawns are kneaded into the dough and deep-fried to a crispy, savory finish. The luxurious taste is as if you are eating the whole prawn. The texture is very satisfying, and the shrimp flavor and a hint of salt are perfectly balanced, so that once you start eating it, you will not be able to stop. The more you chew, the more the shrimp flavor will fill your mouth. The small size makes it a perfect accompaniment to alcoholic beverages or when you are a little hungry. Please give it a try. You will be captivated by it.

Sanko’s Ebi Sen

Product nameSanko’s Ebi Sen
Gluten Free

Sanko’s Ebi Sen is a shrimp-flavored rice cracker. It is a crispy and soft baked rice cracker with the flavor of prawns and rice. The most distinctive feature is the soft and fluffy texture created by grinding the rice finely. The taste is simply salty, and the aroma and flavor of the prawns stand out and can be enjoyed to the fullest. The two pieces are individually wrapped for easy eating, so they are always crispy, fresh, and delicious. The rice crackers are loved by everyone from children to the elderly because they are simple and never get old.

Fluffy Uma Shrimp Shio Flavor

Product nameFluffy Uma Shrimp Shio Flavor
Gluten Free

Fluffy Uma Shrimp Shio Flavor is a shrimp-flavored corn snack. It is characterized by its light and fluffy texture, and the savory shrimp flavor fills the mouth. The package is a bright pink color that evokes the flavor and light texture of shrimp. The fluffy and crispy texture and the deliciousness of the shrimp are complemented by Naruto’s grilled salt, making this an excellent corn snack. Whether it is for snack time with children or as an accompaniment to alcoholic beverages, it is an indispensable product to keep on hand at home. If you have never tried it, please give it a try. You will surely be charmed by the shrimp flavor that will fill your mouth.

Ebi Shioyaki

Product nameEbi Shioyaki
Gluten Free

Ebi Shioyaki is a shrimp-flavored rice cracker. The richness and flavor of the refreshing prawns and the fluffy and crispy texture make this a new type of prawn-flavored rice cracker. The rice crackers melt in your mouth thanks to a special process unique to Echigo Seika, a rice confectionery manufacturer in Niigata Prefecture, one of the best rice-producing regions in Japan. Shrimp is kneaded into the dough of the rice cracker and sprinkled with shrimp powder, so the delicious taste of shrimp fills your mouth. The texture of the rice cake melting in the mouth is new and surprisingly delicious. The gentle texture is well received by a wide range of people, from children to the elderly. Please enjoy it as a snack during family gatherings.

The extravagant Ebi Senbei

Product nameThe extravagant Ebi Senbei
Gluten Free

The extravagant Ebi Senbei is a rice cracker kneaded richly with prawns. The more prawns are kneaded into the rice cracker, the more you bite into it, the more the rich flavor of the prawns will fill your mouth. The freshly fried prawn rice crackers are then sprayed with a dash of soy sauce to enhance the flavor. The bite-sized rice crackers are easy to share with children and family members. The pouch type product allows you to quickly take it out of your bag and eat it whenever you feel hungry. This is a luxurious shrimp cracker that will accompany you in your busy schedule when you want to take a breather.

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