Seaweed Crisps

Abakus Seaweed Crisps are so crunchy and oh so scrumptious! A truly unique crisp made from ocean harvested seaweed and coated with a thin and crispy layer of tapioca. Abakus Seaweed Crisps are super versatile and can be enjoyed as a snack on the go, in your lunch box and even included in recipes such as sprinkling it on your salad or added to soups for added seaweed flavour. Abakus seaweed crisps are not just any snack, they are high in fibre and a great source of iodine. In addition, Abakus Seaweed Crisps are vegan, gluten free and only 100 calories per bag. And if all that wasn’t enough to tempt you to try this awesome snack, Abakus Seaweed Crisps also donate 1% of their sales to charities in support of environmental causes. So this snack is not only a great choice for you, but it’s also good for the planet.
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Are seaweed crisps healthy?

Seaweed crisps are indeed healthy as they are packed with essential minerals like iodine, iron, potassium, and calcium. They are also a rich source of vitamins A, B, and E. Furthermore, these snacks are high in fibre, making them a nutritious choice for anyone looking to add some crunch to their snack time.

Is dried seaweed snack healthy?

Yes, dried seaweed snacks can be a healthy option. Seaweed is a good source of easily digestible minerals and may provide benefits for the thyroid, digestion, heart, weight management, and more. Popular types of seaweed snacks include nori. Incorporating dried seaweed snacks into your diet can be a nutritious and delicious choice.

What are seaweed crisps made of?

Seaweed chips are typically made from sheets of seaweed, glutinous rice paste, sesame seeds, and a pinch of salt. This combination is deep-fried in oil, resulting in a crispy and flavorful snack. Seaweed chips are a beloved Korean delicacy and an incredibly popular choice among lovers of Korean cuisine.

Are seaweed snacks good for you?

Seaweed snacks can be very good for you as part of a balanced diet. Seaweed contains all sorts of minerals and vitamins including iodine, copper, iron, potassium, magnesium, and calcium. Finding extra sources of iodine is particularly important when following a plant based diet. Seaweed crisps are high in fibre and you’ll also benefit from receiving vitamins A, B, and E. 

What makes Abakus seaweed crisps so crispy?

You might remember Tapioca pudding from school, well a Abakus seaweed crisps are blessed with a thin coating of tapioca flour before being fried to make them extra crunchy and satisfying. You can also rest assaured that they dont contain any dodgy ingredients or e-numbers, and are made with beautiful natural seaweed from South Korea.

Are seaweed crisps vegan?

Abakus seaweed crisps are both vegetarian and vegan because they don't contain any animal products, just seaweed and tapioca to make them extra crispy. Vegans also don't eat eggs and dairy and surprisingly many high street crisps can contain milk. Seaweed is a natural product however it may contain traces of crustaceans or molluscs from the sea.

Is it OK to eat seaweed everyday?

When eaten in moderation seaweed snacks are a healthy alternative to potato crisps and offer a wider range of vitamins and nutrients. As with other food products from the sea however, seaweed contains iodine and can also contain traces of heavy metals so overconsumption is not recommended. 

What makes seaweed crisps so tasty?

Seaweed snacks are a rich source of natural MSG, meaning that they are high in umami, which delivers that umptious, savoury hit. Vegans should consider eating seaweed regularly as it provides nutrients that aren't prominent in most food items, such as omega-3 and vitamin B12.