Snack Guilt-Free With Shihlin’s New Less Fat + Less Oil & Low-Carb Crispy Chicken Cracklings Now At S$4.80

As much as we Singaporeans love our fried chicken snacks, having too many can be unhealthy. But any opportunity to have an excuse to #treatourselves, you can bet we’re taking it.

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Shihlin Taiwan Street Snacks has recently launched their new Crispy Chicken Cracklings (S$4.80)! This crispy chicken skin apparently has “less fat, less oil, low in carbs, high in collagen and keto-friendly”.

There are three flavours for you to choose from: Original, Sour Cream and Tom Yum.

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Shihlin recommends purchasing their Crispy Chicken Cracklings as a combo with their best-selling dessert, Lemon Ai-Yu Jelly with Honey (S$6.80).

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You can even purchase their crispy chicken skins as a Snack Attack Gift Pack (S$11.80 per pack), where you can choose from the three flavours.

Shihlin will also be having a promotion for their gift packs, which will go at S$7.80 per pack, and S$22 for three packs. Talk to their staff to learn more about the special prices.

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When I gave the crispy chicken skins a try, I noticed that they had a really crunchy and crispy texture, almost as if I had bought it fresh from the store.

The original flavour reminds me of the XXL fried chicken you get from Shihlin, which I suppose is the goal. The skin was also extremely salty, which I feel kind of defeats the purpose of it being low in fat and carbohydrates.

I have to agree that there is less oil used though, since the skin doesn’t coat your mouth with too much greasiness.

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To spice things up, we tried the tom yum flavour next.

On the first bite, I felt a small wave of disappointment rush through me, as the tom yum taste was not as prominent as I had expected. The only visible indication of the flavour was the sourness, and it would have been better if there were more layers of the tom yum taste.

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If you enjoy sour cream-flavoured snacks, you might take a liking to Shihlin’s version. The sour cream taste was recognisable and reminded me of the popular Lay’s sour cream potato chips. But I felt like there was more sweet and salty flavour in comparison to the sourness, which could be a bit more.

Overall, I enjoyed the crispiness of the chicken skin, and though I preferred the Original and Sour Cream flavours.

Perhaps it’s time to get cracklin’ and get your hands on Shihlin’s new Crispy Chicken Cracklings?

Dates & Times: Now available (Crispy Chicken Cracklings and Snack Attack Gift Pack) at all Shihlin Taiwan Street Snacks Singapore outlets 

Prices: S$4.80 – S$22 per pack

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