Taste test: These prawn crackers were shaped kind of like crinkle-cut fries, though the crinkles on the actual fries were more subtle than the ones pictured on the front of the bag.
We crunched in to find a light crunch, middling density and good crispness, with a kick of fairly strong heat upon crunching in. The heat calmed down after that, leaving way for the shrimp to dominate, and there was a lot of flavor from both the shrimp and the various starches (which included wheat, tapioca, corn and potato), though the shrimp was stronger than the grains. The heat did return a bit in the aftertaste.
We shared these with lots of snackers after getting together for a morning run, and some of them were a bit skeptical of any seafood snacks, but even many of those folks enjoyed the taste.
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Smell test: Nice mix of shrimp and hot peppers.
From the package: “Only natural shrimps” ... “Fresh Shrimps: Live shrimps are harvested and frozen to lock-in freshness until the day it is made into your favorite prawn crackers.”
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This snack was discovered at H Mart, Cambridge/Burlington, Massachusetts. Review published .