Salted egg is surprisingly and insanely addictive flavor. It instantly become a craze like overnight that all of the sudden you find salted egg flavors of the chips you know in the snack aisle in the grocery.
Not only did it influence the snack industry, but we witnessed the birth of salted egg recipes like the salted egg chicken recipes.
Irvins Salted Egg Fish Skin
Irvins tag line as the maker of the most dangerously addictive snacks is indeed true. Irvins combined the tasty salted egg element to their crunchy fish skin crackers to offer that delectable snack.
If there is one thing that would stop a person from buying it, it’s the price. A large bag of Irvins costs P600+, which is quite hefty for a typical Filipino.
Thankfully, you can enjoy the same delicious salted egg fish skin snack as Irvins at half the price. Some alternatives that are equally good is worth the try.
Stips Chips Salted Egg Fish Skin
You can buy Stips salted egg fish skin snack in Lazada for P350. If you’re lucky, you can take advantage of some promo.
I honestly don’t feel a big difference with Irvins. I could be deceived if somebody would have said that I am eating Irvins.
Stips has slightly stronger flavor than Irvins.
I also tried their spicy salted egg fish skin flavor. That additional kick makes it awesome.
Golden Duck Salted Egg Fish Skin
Golden Duck offers a more stronger flavor than Irvins. With coconut powder in the mix, this salted egg fish skin snack gives quite a unique flavor. I couldn’t quit figure out what that flavor is. But when I read the ingredients, I saw that it has coconut in it.
What makes these salted egg fish skin snack so flavorful? Aside from the salted egg, these snacks contains chili, curry leaves, sugar, and other flavoring. Stips added celery in their ingredients, while Golden duck has coconut.
Warning to those who are allergic to milk, soybean and nuts; these snacks have at least one or two of these.
Which one is the best?
Well, personally, I still go with Irvins. But pricewise, I’ll go with Stips.
But don’t just take my word for it. Try them for yourself.