Review: Have You Tried China Lays Pickled Fish Flavored Chips?

Review: Have You Tried China Lays Pickled Fish Flavored Chips?

lays pickled fish

When I saw these Lays Pickled Fish Chips I was automatically drawn by the pretty bag.

Although, I’ll admit I wasn’t too thrilled about the flavor. I hoped it would be good.


I got these at Mo’s Food Market.


This cost me $2.69USD.

What is Chinese pickled fish?

If you search or “pickled fish” online, you’ll get a lot of different recipes from different countries, mainly European ones. before I realized the name of the dish was on the nutritional facts, I found the image on the bag was “Sichuan fish with pickled mustard greens” or Suan Cai Yu (酸菜鱼). This is also translated as “hot and sour fish with pickled mustard greens”.

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I was surprised how much I loved these Lays Pickled Fish chips. It really made me want to try the original dish that inspired the flavor.

I expected a very strong fishy flavor but was pleasantly surprised by the creamy, spicy and salsa like flavor. At first, I thought the fishy flavor was squid. After looking at the ingredients, the fishy flavor comes from anchovies.

I definitely recommend trying these out if you find them in a store near you!

lays pickled fish nutrition
Nutritional Facts & Ingredients

You can look at the photo for information about nutrition and the ingredients.

Serving Size: 1oz (28g) Calories: 150

  • Total Fat: 9g (12%)
    • Saturated Fat: 4.5g (22%)
    • Trans Fat: 0g
  • Cholesterol: 0mg (0%)
  • Sodium: 240mg (11%)
  • Total Carbohydrate: 15g (5%)
    • Dietary Fiber: 1g (4%)
    • Total Sugars: 2g
      • Includes 1g Added Sugars (2%)
  • Protein: 2g
  • Vit. D: 0mcg Iron: 0mg Calcium: 0mg
  • Potassium: 0mg

Potential Allergens: contains wheat, soy, milk and fish (anchovies)

P65Warning: contains phenylalanine. Consuming this product can expose you to chemicals including lead and cadmium which are known to cause cancer and/or birth defects.

Would I buy the Lays Pickled Fish chips again? Yes.

I really did enjoy this flavor of Lays chips. What makes it unfortunate about finding these different flavored snacks from other countries is that I usually only buy 1 to try it and if I happen to like a product, I can never find it again. If you find this flavor, I recommend you try it!

Lays Pickled Fish
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  • PRICE: How suitable I thought the price was
  • QUALITY: How well I thought the product was made
  • TASTE: How enjoyable I thought the taste was
  • APPEARANCE: How appealing I thought the product/packaging looked

Have you tried the Lays Pickled Fish chips?

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