10 Halal Japanese & Korean Snacks You Must Try
If you're a fan of Korean and Japanese culture, you know that it is close to impossible to sit through Korean Dramas or Japanese Anime without your stomach growling in hunger. Whether it's Kim Min Kyu munching on a traditional Korean snack in Business Proposal or Sengoku snacking on a Japanese rice cracker in One Piece, it'll definitely make you feel FOMO.
We see you rushing to the nearest Meidi-ya or Shine Korea Mart straight after. Only to get lost in translation to figure out which is halal snack or even which is worth a try. We've got your back with this list of 10 must try Halal Japanese & Korean Snacks.
Meiji - Trispy Mixed Vegetable Cracker
Introducing Meiji's Halal Certified Trispy Mixed Vegetable Cracker. Crunch on these savoury triangular snack crackers that’s baked, not fried. Trispy is trans-fat free and boasts a thin, crispy texture for the perfect crunch every time! A perfect way to snack healthily with this halal crisps.
Lotte - Almond And Chocolate Pepero Sticks
The next one is a Korean treat, so popular, it even has its own holiday on 11 November. Pepero is a thin crispy cookies coated in smooth chocolate and sprinkled with crushed almonds for added flavour and texture. They are Korea's #1 brand and we can see why it's so.
KitKat - Green Tea Matcha
Matcha is a traditional drink made from powdered green tea that has been enjoyed for centuries in Japan. The Halal-certified KitKat Green Tea Matcha is combined with smooth white chocolate to give a sweet and fragrant flavor and complete with the fragrant green tea. A great indulgence and a really unique Kit Kat flavour.
Nutsholic - Honey Butter Almonds
Savoury and sweet with a lovely crunch from the almonds, these uniquely flavoured nuts from Korea are amazing. Nutsholic's Honey Butter Almond are a must try. Complete with resealable packaging making it convenient for munching anywhere.
Pocky - Cookies And Cream Biscuit Sticks
Pocky's Cookies & Cream Biscuit Sticks are a serious upgrade from the original chocolate flavour. Not only is it Halal, it is the perfect harmony of creamy chocolate and crispy biscuit stick that lets you share happiness with your friends and family. Pocky lovers will melt over this cookies & cream flavoured Japanese Pocky.
Tropicana - Slim Hokkaido Cheese
Sugar-free, diabetic friendly, guilt free, halal and most importantly, it's extremely delicious. Tropicana Slim Hokkaido Cheese is a tasty treat with a savoury blend of real cheese and sweetness.
Pretz - Pizza Sticks
Pretz Pizza is baked to perfection with a crispy outside and a crunchy inside. It has the delicious flavour of a cheese pizza with zesty tomatoes. We love the crunch, and they are the perfect halal snack to bring with you for any activities.
Bibigo - Wasabi Flavor Seaweed
Did you know that Korean seaweed snack is high in plant protein, and fibre and low in fat. We love how elegant and light Bibigo's Wasabi Flavor Seaweed is. It has the right amount of spice and savouriness. It is also gluten-free, halal and low in calories. Psst... It is also perfect pairing for your ramen and instant noodles.
Nissin - UFO Osaka Takoyaki (Halal-certified)
Taste the soul food of the Osaka people with Nissin's UFO Osaka Takoyaki Noodles. Boasting a seasoning powder that’s infused with oyster, bonito, and takoyaki flavourings, we are savouring every slurp of this yummy halal instant noodles.
Samyang - Hot Chicken Carbonara Ramen
Samyang is a popular South Korean food brand most known for its trendy spicy buldak ramen that went viral when youtubers started doing the fire noodles challenge on social media. Samyang's Hot Chicken Carbonara Ramen is a delicious, creamier and less spicy ramen in comparison to the original Fire Noodles.
Feeling hungry already? Head on to our Halal-friendly snack collection where you can find an large variety of Japanese & Korean collection. Savour Halal Korean food and Japanese snacks at home while you Netflix and chill.