How to Make Mashed Potatoes from Calbee Jagariko Sticks

Jagariko is a long-selling potato snack that was introduced in 1995 by the largest snack food manufacturer in Japan, Calbee. Featuring its pleasant crunchiness, the Japanese potato snack is produced by deep-frying sticks of steamed potatoes.

Now, the potato fries Jagariko has grabbed people’s hearts and become one of the most popular potato snacks in Japan. In fact, there are a lot of Jagariko fans, and some of them like to make dishes using the Jagariko sticks and post those recipes on the internet.

Mashed Potatoes Recipe using Calbee Jagariko

Calbee Jagariko Salad Flavor Potato Sticks
By the way, aren’t you interested in those recipes using Jagariko potato fries? For those who say yes to this question, today let me introduce a mashed potatoes recipe using Jagariko sticks, which actually became a topic of conversation on the popular Japanese recipe site a few years ago.


Mashed Potatoes from Calbee Jagariko SnacksSource of Recipe and Image:

Ingredient Quantity
Calbee Jagariko (Any Flavor) 1 cup
Hot Water 100 cc
Mayonnaise, Salt, Pepper As you like
  1. Pour boiling water into the Jagariko cup, up to the height of about 3 cm from the bottom
  2. Put a lid and let it sit for about 2 minutes
  3. Then, remove the lid and crush the snack parts that are still hard
  4. Leave and wait for a minute again, and ready to eat
  5. If desired, add mayo, salt, and pepper to taste and enjoy!

If the original crunchy texture is somewhat left, that will make the resulting mashed potatoes more addictive.


Hi, I'm Tomo, a Japanese blogger living in Niigata Prefecture, Japan. For the purpose of enriching your life, I would like to introduce things about Japan on this blog, especially unique Japanese products, cooking recipes, cultures, and facts and trivia.

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