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10 Weirdest Asian Snacks

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Scallops and mayo flavored chipsAsian cuisine is a cluster of several different styles of cooking and eating habits. This particular cuisine is popular around the globe, and it is also known as the land of exotic delicacies. Though, most of the Asian dishes are absolutely delicious and popular worldwide, like every culture around the world it has several dishes that will surely tickle our qeer bone. Here is a list of 10 weirdest Asian Snacks that you will ever come across.


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Scallops and Mayo Flavored Chips- In most parts of the World people have lays or pringles, but in Japan you have all kinds of chips sold...from scallops and mayo flavored to beef scented ones. Seriously!  


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Stinky tofu

 


Stinky Tofu- The name says it all. This snack actually smells like garbage. But the people of China love this snack. This snack can be eaten by frying it with chill sauce. Interestingly, this snack is listed at number 41 on World’s 50 most delicious food by CNN Go in 2011.


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Cream colon biscuits

 


Cream colon biscuits - On the face value, there is nothing wrong with this snack, it is a type of biscuit shaped in a form of a small tube filled with cream. But take a closer look and you will realizr that this "biscuit" is actually “colon” chuncks filled with cream. Now, you need strong guts to digest this snack! 


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Meat flavored ice cream

 


Meat flavored ice cream- Which was the most exotic ice cream flavor that you have tasted - must have been pumpkin pie flavored or something similar. But trust the Asians to take that extra step in everything... they actually serve Horse flavored ice creams! Imagine a child asking his parents to buy him a horse flavored ice cream.   ....................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................

White ant eggs

 


White Ant Eggs- Some call these the Asian caviar. Mostly found in Bangkok but used in several part of the Asian world, these eggs are used to prepare sauces and soup consisting of ant eggs and half embryos.   ....................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................

Beef tongue

 


Beef Tongue- A popular dish from Japan, it is prepared and served as a burger roll, or cooked over charcoals and served roasted.   ....................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................

Lamb brains

 


Lamb Brains- This snack is usually prepared in India. It does look a little intimidating but trust me I have had this dish and its simply delicious, it can be prepared by frying it in the pan along with curry masala and serving it with Indian roti.   ....................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................

Tuna eyes

 


Tuna Eyes- It is one thing to stare at your food while eating, but it gets a whole lot of creepier when your food is staring at you. Tuna Eyes is a popular dish found in Japan. It is prepared by frying the eyes with chili or soy sauce. This is one of the most famous snacks in Japan.   .......................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................

Balut

 


Balut- Found in the Philippines, the weirdest thing about this dish is that its main ingredient is half fertilized duck eggs. It is prepared once the egg is fertilized. It is usually prepared by boiling the embryo alive, but can also be fried in a pan. Balut is said to be a very high protein snack.   .......................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................

Tarantula

 


Tarantula- During the war in Cambodia, there was no food available and people had no choice but to eat tarantulas out of starvation. This trend got picked up by the locals, and now it is a very famous dish, it can be prepared by roasting it.


 


So, this is my list of weird Asian snacks. If you are aware of any Asian snacks that are weirder than these, please do share them with me.

 




 




 


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