Why not coat Kaki no Tane (Kameda crisps) with Chocolate?
Kaki no Tane is classic Japanese rice crackers that look kind of like persimmon seeds, and that is also known as Kameda crisps or Kakipi.In fact, the snack name, Kaki no Tane (柿の種), literally means persimmon seeds in Japanese.
The reddish orange of the rice cracker usually consists of red chili pepper and food colorings.Besides the rice snack is seasoned mainly with soy sauce and salt, so it has a little salty, hot and spicy, savory taste.
Speaking of the flavor, there are various flavors of the spicy Japanese snack available at supermarkets in Japan.Other than regular Kaki no Tane (Amazon.com), especially, wasabi-flavored one (Amazon.com) is a standard item.
In addition, there also exist Kaki no Tane snacks that are covered in some food.When it comes to this type, chocolate-coated Kaki no Tane is a standard item that is commonly eaten in Japan.
Kaki no Tane (Kameda crisps) makes a great combination with chocolate
Specifically, there are various flavors of the chocolate, including strawberry and hojicha (ほうじ茶 : roasted green tea).
Actually, I picked up a chocolate-coated Kaki no Tane item today, which includes regular chocolate-coated one and strawberry-chocolate-coated one, along with banana chips, roasted armonds, and dried cranberries.
If the slightly spicy rice cracker is coated in chocolate, the sweetness of the chocolate overwhelms the spiciness and saltiness of the rice cracker, and the snack little gives these tastes.
However, as the crunchy feeling of the rice snack is perfectly left, the chocolate snack gives good chewing sensation and a little bit of kick that comes from the inside Kaki no Tane.
In brief, Kaki no Tane and chocolate unexpectedly make a great pair.
It might be difficult to get these chocolate-coated Kaki no Tane in countries other than Japan, but don’t you want to try the great combination?
Why not coat Kaki no Tane with chocolate?
It is easy to make chocolate-coated Kaki no Tane.Purchase regular Kaki no Tane (Amazon.com) and coat the rice crackers with chocolate.
More specifically, the basic way to make the sweet rice snack is as follows.
- Break a chocolate bar into small pieces and microwave them until melted
- Put Kaki no Tane snacks in the chocolate sauce, and coat them well
- Cool them in a refrigerator until the chocolate hardens
The recipe is very simple, isn’t it ?If you are interested in this Japanese snack recipe, it may be a good idea to try combining Kaki no Tane with various flavors of chocolate, and let’s find your favorite combinations!