Thailand is a heaven for foodies , greatly known for its flavorful delicacies and reasonable price . While you can’t bring fresh-made dishes home , you can always carry some dried munchies onto the plane . Here, we have a list of 7 must-buy snacks at Big C Supermarket . Let’s take a look !
1 . Mama Tom Yum Noodles
This little cup of Mama Tom Yum Noodles is a typical Thai snack that will surely satisfy your appetite . It tastes exactly like authentic tom yum soup , which is characterized by its distinct hot and sour flavor — but a quicker prepared version . Open , add flavored packets , add water and wait three minutes . Voila ! Ready to serve . Grab some at the supermarket before you leave ! Soon you’ll be slurping on this simple yet savory Thai Mama Tom Yum Noodles .
2 . Tao Kae Noi Seaweed
Tao Kae Noi is a large brand that’s well known for selling a wide variation of flavored seaweed , including original , spicy , tom yum goong , cheese , tempura , seafood … any flavor you name . This is a great alternative to eating chips — less greasy , same crunch . After traveling back from Thailand , I found myself unconsciously snacking on this zesty treat every now and then . Next time you experience a random craving for crispy eats , Try Tao Kae Noi ! Definitely recommend it .
3 . Cha Tra Mue Thai Tea
As an avid Thai Tea fan , I say this is a MUST . Cha Tra Mue is the no.1 Thai tea brand in Thailand and has also earned its widespread popularity among tourists — and it has its reasons ! Their Thai tea has a nice blend of flavor and aroma , perfectly combining the freshness of the tea leaves and the sweetness of the condensed milk . Now, you can bring this special taste back to your country by purchasing Cha Tra Mue Thai Tea sachets at Big C ! After all , iced Thai tea can be a great thirst quencher in the summer !
4 . Lay’s Chips
Get exclusive flavors of Lay’s Chips in Thailand ! Though it’s a global snack eaten world wide , there are some special edition packs that only sell here . A few examples of the flavors are : spicy nory , rock hot chili squid , 4 in 1 sour & spicy , sweet basil , salted egg and shrimp tom yum . Take them home and explore the various possibilities of Lay’s Chips with your friends and family !
5 . Bento Squid
If you like to challenge yourself with spicy snacks , the Bento Squid will surpass your expectations . It has a nice sweet soy flavor with some fish sauce and chili pepper and gosh , IT BURNS LIKE FIRE . Don’t be fooled by its cute packaging , because it will light a flame in your mouth for sure ( not to mention I bursted into tears the first time I tried it ) . For those who can’t get enough of hot stuff , Bento Squid is a must-try spicy nibble .
6 . Koh-Kae Peanuts
Koh Kae Peanuts are the best munchies to chew on anytime , anywhere . The peanuts are coated in different flavors , including coconut , nori-wasabi , chicken , shrimp and tom yum with an extremely crunchy shell . Tasty , healthy and suitable for all ages — invest in a bag of Koh Kae Peanuts !
7. Durian Chips
Durian chips are a healthy snack , since they are unsweetened , low fat, 100% natural from fresh fruit . Being vacuum fried , it takes away the unusual pungent smell of the durian , leaving only pure fragrant on the chips . They make a great option for those on a diet but still craving for some awesome crunchiness . Try a pack ! The next thing you know is you laying on the couch , nom nom nom gobbling it all up .