17 super shiok snacks for Chinese New Year

Time to pig out!

Get your snack on
Get your snack on
29 Jan 2019

Get your snack on

It’s no secret that Singaporeans take their food very seriously, especially during feas-tive seasons like Chinese New Year. Wondering what to serve or bring along to the party? Bite into some of our evergreen favourites here.

Mala Snacks, from $3
Mala Snacks, from $3
29 Jan 2019

Mala Snacks, from $3

Mala-la-ooh-la-la! Arm your homes with Mala Fish Skin, Mala-flavoured nuts and Mala popcorn. The Mala-flavoured arrowhead chips will definitely be a crowd pleaser too.

Photo: Ninjasnacks

F.EAST Chips, $20
F.EAST Chips, $20
29 Jan 2019

F.EAST Chips, $20

The best way to win the hearts (and bellies) of any Singaporean foodie is to order local eats like Chicken Rice, Laksa and Egg Prata with Fish Curry. But, since it’s weird to serve any of these during Chinese New Year, consider getting packets of F.EAST Hainanese Chicken Rice, Laksa and Egg Prata Potato Chips.

Photo: 8 Days

Calbee Mentaiko Pizza, Squid Ink Risotto and Okonomiyaki Chips, $2.85
Calbee Mentaiko Pizza, Squid Ink Risotto and Okonomiyaki Chips, $2.85
29 Jan 2019

Calbee Mentaiko Pizza, Squid Ink Risotto and Okonomiyaki Chips, $2.85

Wow your atas guests with limited edition Mentaiko Pizza, Squid Ink Risotto and Okonomiyaki Flavoured Chips, plate them on pretty bowls and come up with the perfect cover story about where you managed to procure these snacks.

Photo: DelycoMen

The Golden Duck, $11 – $12
The Golden Duck, $11 – $12
29 Jan 2019

The Golden Duck, $11 – $12

Pioneers of perfectly salted egg chips and fish skin, The Golden Duck also offers limited edition flavours like Singapore Chilli Crab and Salted Egg Crab made with seaweed tempura. Get them all now.

Photo: 8 Days

Cola, Yogurt and Cider Chips, $4.90
Cola, Yogurt and Cider Chips, $4.90
29 Jan 2019

Cola, Yogurt and Cider Chips, $4.90

Impress the guests with something unexpected like these large packets of Cola/Yoghurt/Cider Potato Chips from Korea. We think they will make great accompaniments to cans or bottles of Coke and Cider!

Eureka Gourmet Popcorn Snacks, from $3.01
Eureka Gourmet Popcorn Snacks, from $3.01
29 Jan 2019

Eureka Gourmet Popcorn Snacks, from $3.01

Besides the normal flavours like caramel, Eureka Gourmet Popcorn also offers interesting flavours like BBQ, Chocolate, Wasabi and more. Our favourite has got to be Sour Cream and Onion.

Photo: Eureka Snack

Tom’s Farm Almond Snacks, from $9.30
Tom’s Farm Almond Snacks, from $9.30
29 Jan 2019

Tom’s Farm Almond Snacks, from $9.30

For the health conscious guest, be sure to serve Tom's Farm Almond Snacks. Aside from the all-time favourite Honey Butter Almonds, you can consider Seaweed Almonds, Spicy Chicken Almonds and Yoghurt Almonds.

Photo: ChinaglobalMall

Sunnuts Almond Snacks, $8.50
Sunnuts Almond Snacks, $8.50
29 Jan 2019

Sunnuts Almond Snacks, $8.50

If Honey Butter Almonds or Seaweed Flavour Almonds are too common for your refined tastebuds, you might want to try Sunnuts Almond Snacks which offers fun flavours like Strawberry Milk Almond, Cheese & BBQ, and Tteokbokki (Korean Rice Cakes).

Photo: Honeyhub

Chia Te Pineapple Cakes, $23.50
Chia Te Pineapple Cakes, $23.50
29 Jan 2019

Chia Te Pineapple Cakes, $23.50

You no longer have to travel to Taiwan to get your favourite Pineapple Cakes. Now, you can find them from Chia Te right here on Shopee.

Photo: Taiwanicarry.sg

Chia Te Nougat Crackers, $25
Chia Te Nougat Crackers, $25
29 Jan 2019

Chia Te Nougat Crackers, $25

The marriage of salty, sweet and chewy in Chia Te Nougat Crackers is why this is a Taiwanese bestseller and definite must-have for your snack corner.

Photo: Taiwanicarry.sg

Chia Te Nougats, $11
Chia Te Nougats, $11
29 Jan 2019

Chia Te Nougats, $11

Good quality soft, chewy nougat is so hard to come by, so make sure you have Chia Te's Orginal Nougat on standby for nougat lovers.

Photo: Taiwanicarry.sg

Honey Butter Chips, $4.50
Honey Butter Chips, $4.50
29 Jan 2019

Honey Butter Chips, $4.50

These Calbee Honey Butter Chips from Korea are well-known for their unique blend of sweet and savoury flavours – a clear winner in our opinion.

Photo: Smoove

Pop Potato Wheel Snack, $4.95
Pop Potato Wheel Snack, $4.95
29 Jan 2019

Pop Potato Wheel Snack, $4.95

You’ll never go wrong with the classic Potato Wheel Snack. Pro-tip: Look out for the slightly more brown wheels because these are covered with more of its deliciously savoury seasoning!

Want Want Shelly Senbei, $3
Want Want Shelly Senbei, $3
29 Jan 2019

Want Want Shelly Senbei, $3

Another childhood favourite, Want Want Shelly Senbei is a must-have snack for every CNY gathering. Comes in various flavours – Original, Seaweed, Cheese – but our favourite is very addictive Sugar flavour.

Tong Garden Premium Nuts, $10.90
Tong Garden Premium Nuts, $10.90
29 Jan 2019

Tong Garden Premium Nuts, $10.90

It’s not a CNY party without Tong Garden Premium Nuts paired with your beer, mahjong and card games. These nuts are cholesterol- and trans fat-free, making it a little less sinful for you and your guests.

Photo: Tong Garden

Seaweed Snacks, $12-$18
Seaweed Snacks, $12-$18
29 Jan 2019

Seaweed Snacks, $12-$18

Yay to crunchy seaweed crackers made with delectable flavours like Salted Egg, Kimchi, Cheese, Mala and Crab Roe.

Photo: Desirable Recipes

Irvin's Salted Egg Snacks, $11.50 – $20
Irvin's Salted Egg Snacks, $11.50 – $20
29 Jan 2019

Irvin's Salted Egg Snacks, $11.50 – $20

You didn’t think we’d leave out Irvin's Salted Egg Snacks, did you? It’s not a proper gathering until you’ve made everyone addicted to salted egg seasoning!

Photo: Hollsasia               

This article first appeared on Shopee.

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