Tuesday, June 19, 2018


senbei - www.healthnote25.com

Senbei (煎餅, ?) Is a Japanese snack made from rice flour or other cereal flour. These snacks can be round, square, or flat rectangular, and cooked in a baked way until golden yellow. Compared to crackers, senbei is much thicker, and larger than okaki or arare.

Although certain types of senbei taste sweet, senbei taste is generally slightly salty because it is given salt (flavored lettuce). Common flavors of senbei are taste miso, taste of soy sauce, and taste of sesame. Senbei taste of soy sauce wrapped with nori or nori on the surface called nori senbei.

Traditional Senbei are roasted with charcoal fire. Once cooked, senbei is smeared with a mixture of soy sauce and mirin. In the Kanto area, the seller seller bakes his wares one by one on the spot. Meanwhile, the senbei seller in the Kansai area sells senbei already made elsewhere.