5 Filipino Snacks You Must Try in 2022

5 Filipino Snacks You Must Try in 2022

The Philippines is one of the 10 ASEAN countries surrounded with more than 7,000 islands and known for their colourful history. While Filipino food isn't as popular as Thai or Vietnamese cuisine, they are still as delicious and filled with robust flavours.

Similarly to Pinoy Food, Filipino snacks are also packed with flavours with its own distinct characteristics. Philippines snacks are more than just the intimidating Balut. We have included the best asian snacks from the Philippines that you must try in 2022.

 

Corn Chips

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Corn is one of the staple foods in the Philippines, second to rice. Hence, it is no surprise to see many pinoy snacks and street food incorporating corn into their repertoire. Aside from the crunchy texture of corn chips, it also comes in various flavor like cheese, garlic vinegar or barbeque.

Founded in the 1960s, Chippy is the most famous corn chip brand in the Philippines. Calling all corn lovers, this bag of chilli and cheese flavoured corn chips is an explosion of flavours that is terribly addictive!

 

Tortillos Chips

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Don't be fooled by the origin of tortillas. The thin Mexican crispy chips are also popular in the Philippines. With the shared heritage from Mexico and Spain, Filipinos have received a little Hispanic influence. It is no surprise that Tortillos chips are a popular snack for many Filipinos.

Rolled thinly for extra flavour, these Tortillos Chips (tortilla corn chips) are coated with a generous amount of cheese, making it the perfect snack on a barbecue weekend.

 

Chicharon

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Chicharon is a crunchy, tasty, and highly addictive snack from the Philippines. Commonly made by deep-frying pork rinds, Filipinos usually have it as a snack which pairs perfectly with beer.

Chicharon as a halal snack? Yes, you heard it right. Vegetarian or not, you can enjoy both the flavour and crunch of Oishi's halal certified Martys Cracklin Salted Original Flavour Vegetarian Chicharon without the guilt of real chicharon.

 

Dried Mangoes

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The Philippines are known for the overwhelming supply of mangoes. The ingenious production of dried mangoes is one of the most unique characteristics of the Philippines. With the sweetest mangoes available, the Philippine dried mangoes have a sweet, non-acidic flavour which is a healthier alternative to sugary snacks. Looking for a healthy snack? You've found it.

 

Ube Cake

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Ube cake is a traditional Filipino cake made with purple yam or ube. Sink your teeth into an Ube flavoured dreamland with Regent sponge cake snacks. Made with fine flour, whole eggs, and baked to perfection just like traditional homemade sponge cakes. This soft moist cake snack is the perfect representation of the much-loved Filipino dessert.

 

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