Friday, May 23, 2008

Snack #35- Herr’s Kettle Cooked Potato Chips Jalapeno Flavored

Herr’s Kettle Cooked Potato Chips Jalapeno Flavored

These chips immediately have a really strong flavor, sort of sweet and oniony but also definitely jalapeno. They are also very, very salty, which actually detracts from the other tasty spices on these chips. In fact the second ingredient after potatoes in these chips is salt. They are kettle cooked but they are not as thick as some kettle styles, just a little thicker than normal chips. They are very crunchy, though, as would be expected from a kettle chip. Overall the heat of these chips is seriously lacking though, I know there must be some sort of balance of flavors to make a good chip but if they had replaced some of the salt with more jalapeno seasoning I think they could have been spicier and more delicious. The heat is never really there, it doesn’t build up and it’s pretty much just a little tingle.

Rating on the Spice-O-Meter: 2/10

Bottom Line: Salty and delicious but not hot.


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Chuck said...

New HOOOOOTTTTTT flavor chip from Target's Archer Farms

I didn't see this flavor on your site yet so maybe it's new. taste was a little garlic and onion, with a lot a black pepper and a fierce Tabasco kick. Not hot enough to make my eyes water, but enough to clear my sinuses.

From the bag:

ARCHER FARMS Naturally Flavored HOT & SPICY potato chips
homestyle, kettle-cooked for crispness
Get the fiery flavor of cayenne and Tabasco in these spicy, savory chips. ....
UPC 0 85239 20511 2

lisam said...

The Food is On Us Tonight Madam, but the water is $10.oo per glass.