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10 Potato Chip Flavours You’ve Never Heard Of And Where To Buy Them In Singapore

24th October 2016

It’s time for a chomp-down


As much as we love a good ol’ bag of Lays, atas potato chips have been getting more attention these days. Given their classier packaging and fancy flavours, we’re hardly surprised by this up-and-coming trend. We’ve found 10 unique potato chip flavours you can buy in Singapore that’ll get all the ooohs at your next potluck party and booze-filled gathering.


1. Jamon Iberico Chips


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Jamon Iberico is a type of cured Spanish ham, and these Jamon Iberico chips ($5.90/140g) from Snackgold are hand cooked till the potatoes are crisp and rich. With a savoury and smoky taste, this is one of those gourmet snacks fit for days you want to feel like royalty but are craving for junk food.

Get it from:

Naiise
Address: 277 Orchard Road, #02-02/24, Orchard Gateway, Singapore 238858
Opening hours: Daily 11am to 10pm
Tel: 6252 7701

Redmart

SPRMRKT
Address: 2 McCallum Street, Singapore 069043
Opening hours: Mon-Fri 8am to 9:30pm, Sat-Sun 9am to 5pm
Tel: 6221 2105


2. Guiness Chips


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Hand cooked to perfection, Burts Chips created this unique flavour to go with their signature thick cut British Potato Chips. Made with a blend of roasted barley and hops, these Guinness chips ($5.75/150g) make a perfect bar snack. Enjoy this bittersweet vegetarian snack with a pint of beer the next time around!

Get it from:

Meidi-Ya Supermarket
Address: 177 River Valley Road, #B1-50, Liang Court Shopping Centre, Singapore 179030
Opening hours: Daily 10am to 10pm
Tel: 6339 1111


3. Tomatillo Salsa Tortilla Chips


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Tomatillo with tomato are not to be confused. Tomatillos are green Mexican husk tomatos that are often used to add tartness to Mexican dishes. While it’s hard to buy tomatillos in Singapore, you can get a taste of it with these Manomasa Tomatillo Salsa Tortilla Chips ($6.90/160g). Infused with Peruvian Amarillo chilli, red and white quinoa seeds as well as tomatillo salsa, these exotic tortilla chips certainly aim to surprise. Have it with some actual salsa or guacamole for that extra kick of flavour!

Get it from:

Isetan Scotts
Address: 350 Orchard Road, #03-00, Shaw House, Singapore 238868
Opening hours: Mon-Thurs 11am to 9pm, Fri-Sat 11am to 9:30pm, Sun 11am to 9pm
Tel: 6733 1111

Redmart


4. Basil Pesto Chips


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A product from New Zealand, Eta Uppercuts Basil Pesto Potato Crisps($4.50/150g) are beyond hard to find in Singapore. But if you do get your hands on it, its buttery and light taste won’t disappoint. The sodium content (140mg) is relatively low as compared to regular chips (200-500mg), making this a great option for those who are trying to cut down on sodium intake while still wanting to indulge in some junk food.

Get it from:

Cold Storage (Bugis Junction)
Address: 230 Victoria Street, #B1-17/18, Bugis Junction, Bugis Junction, Singapore 188024
Opening hours: Daily 9am-11pm
Tel: 6336 1990


5. Salted Egg Fish Skin Chips


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Freshly produced and packed in a convenient resealable pouch, Irvins Salted Egg Fish Skin Chips ($8 for regular, $16 for large) sure sounds tantalizing! These chips have gained much attention and popularity with the recent craze over everything associated with salted egg, but you can bet they’ll remain popular even after the trend dies down. You have the option of ordering online or calling them to place orders. Due to limited quantities available and its high demand, be sure to stock up to prevent disappointments.

Get it from:

Irvins Salted Egg (Vivocity)
Address: 1 Harbourfront Walk, #B2-K25, Vivocity, Singapore 098585
Opening hours: Daily 10am-10pm
Tel: 62643076
Click here for full list of store locations.


6. Cheddar Quinoa Chips


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Gluten-free and made with quinoa, these Cheddar Quinoa chips ($4.25/3.5 ounces) are definitely a healthier option as compared to the typical Lays or Ruffles. Packed with chips that are flavoured with fresh, aged cheddar, there is a slight nutty taste coupled with an airy crunchy texture. Switch up your usual choices with this savoury and healthier snack!

Get it from:

Raffles City Market Place
Address: 252 North Bridge Road, #B1-01, Raffles City Shopping Centre, Singapore 179103
Opening hours: Daily 9am to 11pm
Tel: 6336 2676

Cold Storage (Holland Village)
Address: 211 Holland Avenue, #01-02/04/05, Holland Shopping Centre, Singapore 278967
Opening hours: Daily 24 hours
Tel: 6468 5566


7. Peri Peri Potato Chips


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If you’re a big fan of Nando’s deliciously concocted spicy sauces that makes everything better, Nando’s Peri Peri Potato Chips ($4.35/90g) could be your next go-to snack. Seasoned with genuine African Bird’s Eye Chillies by hand, these chips are perfect for satisfying those peri peri cravings.

Get it from:

Meidi-Ya Supermarket
Address: 177 River Valley Road, #B1-50, Liang Court Shopping Centre, Singapore 179030
Opening hours: Daily 10am to 10pm
Tel: 6339 1111


8. Marmite Crisps


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Marmite is something that could definitely stir up a food war. Some people swear by it while others swear to destroy it. For the former, add Marmite Crisps ($1.90/32.5g) to your ammunition. 100 percent vegetarian and charged with a heady dose of Marmite, this bag of chips will come in handy when those Marmite cravings hit

Get it from:

Meidi-Ya Supermarket
Address: 177 River Valley Road, #B1-50, Liang Court Shopping Centre, Singapore 179030
Opening hours: Daily 10am to 10pm
Tel: 6339 1111


9. Chillies & Lime Potato Chips


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Prepared in small batches by hand, Viva La Papa! Chillies & Lime Potato Chips ($3/42g, $6.50/142g) is made from organically harvested Peruvian potatoes. This simple combination of chilli and lime is a staple in Peruvian kitchens, which makes it unsurprising that it even comes in the form of  potato chips. Albeit the strong taste of chillies and lime, a natural potato flavour still manages to come through.

Get it from:

SPRMRKT
Address: 2 McCallum Street, Singapore 069043
Opening hours: Mon-Fri 8am to 9:30pm, Sat-Sun 9am to 5pm
Tel: 6221 2105

Real Food Grocer
Address: 6 Eu Tong Sen Street, #B1-52/53, The Central, Singapore 059817
Opening hours: Daily 11am to 10pm
Tel: 6224 4492


10. Potatochip Chocolate


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If you thought Royce’s Nama Chocolate is the bomb, wait ‘till you try their Potatochip Chocolate ($15/190g). Made by coating salty potato chips with chocolate, this snack truly encompasses the best of both worlds. Served chilled due to the chocolate coating, this also comes in caramel, fromage blanc (white cheese) and dark chocolate versions.

ROYCE’ (ION)
Address: 2 Orchard Turn, #B4-10, ION Orchard, Singapore 238801
Opening hours: Daily 10:30am to 10pm
Tel: 6509 9340
Click here for full list of store locations.


Don’t be a basic chip


Whether you’re gluten-free, health-conscious or a total glutton, these chips will help you make a statement at any party. Let us know in the comments if you know any other uncommonly found chips!

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