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Chichirya

Also spelled TSITSIRYA in native Tagalog orthography.

Examples of these crunchy Filipino snacks: Leslie’s Clover Chips, Jack n Jill’s Chippy, Granny Goose Tortillos

  • Lechon Manok crackers & Ma'am Inasal ulam crackers
    Lechon Manok 707 Crackers
    Posted in: Chichirya

    Photo of Lechon Manok crackers & Ma’am Inasal ulam crackers by Soundtech27. This is a type of chichirya (munchable junk food). Ingredients: Chicken Flavor, Flour Rice, Salt, Coconut Oil, Hot Chili. Lechon Manok crackers are manufactured by Pan Fisher Enterprise of Caloocan City, Philippines.

  • Cheap Two-Peso Snacks
    Filipino Junk Food
    Posted in: Chichirya, Filipino Snacks

    Cheap Snacks from the Philippines. Photo by Soundtech27. Get your fill of Filipino snacks for just two pesos a pack! Alibaba Crunchy Corn Chips – Hot Chili Flavor. Alibaba Crunchy Corn Chips – Barbecue Flavor. Bawang na Bawang Crunchy Cornick. Lips Bawang na Bawang Green Peas.

  • Chiz Curls Cheese-Flavored Corn Curls
    Chichirya
    Posted in: Chichirya, Filipino Snacks

    Photos by Angie Pastor. Chichirya are munchable Western-style processed snacks such as potato chips. They are thought of as junk food in the Philippines. The Filipino word meryenda, often translated as “snack,” refers to more wholesome between-meal snacking in the middle of the morning or the middle of the afternoon.

  • Lumpia Shanghai, Ma'am Inasal Ulam Crackers, Sizzling Bangus Fish Crackers
    Ulam Crackers
    Posted in: Chichirya, Filipino Snacks

    Original Lumpia Shanghai, Ma’am Inasal Ulam Crackers, Sizzling Bangus (Onion & Garlic) Fish Crackers. Photo by Soundtech27.

    Ulam Crackers are a fairly recent genre of tsitsirya (munchable snacks) that are supposed to mimic the flavor of an ulam (“viand” or the dish that accompanies rice in the standard Filipino meal).

  • Pack of Sweet Cornsnak from the Philippines
    Sweet Cornsnak
    Posted in: Chichirya, Filipino Snacks

    Pack of Sweet Cornsnak from the Philippines. Photo by Soundtech27. This is a type of tsitsirya (munchable junk food). The ingredients include vegetable oil, corn flavor, MSG, and food coloring.

  • Crunchy Fishcake-flavored Snack
    Fish Cake?
    Posted in: Chichirya, Filipino Snacks

    Crunchy Fishcake-flavored Snack. Photo by Soundtech27. This is from the same genre of tsitsirya snacks as ulam crackers in the Philippines. Cheap junk food in the form of munchable airy bits flavored with a taste that’s supposed to be reminiscent of a “viand” (ulam) or something similar.

  • Cheap Filipino Snacks, Bottle of UFC Hot Sauce
    Cheap Filipino Snacks
    Posted in: Chichirya, Filipino Snacks

    Photo by Soundtech27: four packs of cheap Filipino junk food with a bottle of UFC Hot Sauce Spicier Blend 100g. Chippy and Chiz Curls are posh compared to these peso snacks!