If you’re into snacking throughout the day, you aren’t alone, as 97% of people admit to snacking at some point during their week. A quarter of people admit they snack multiple times per day.
While we all have our go-to favorites for snacking, sometimes it can be boring, always reaching for the same thing. Why not shake your snack time up with some delicious Thai snacks?
Explore your options by trying Thai food in downtown Seattle. Keep your eye out for these eight popular Thai snack foods.
1. Crispy Garlic Wings
The next time you host a small gathering, consider giving your guests a taste of something new with our diverse Thai menu. You could combine the exotic with the familiar and serve crispy garlic wings.
Our crispy garlic wings are marinated in fresh garlic and spices, then they are deep-fried until they are perfectly golden brown. Try dipping them in sweet chili sauce for an explosion of flavor.
2. Fried Tofu
Pop a golden brown and crispy fried tofu cube in your mouth and experience something new. The firm tofu and crispy outer layer create the perfect combination of textures in your mouth.
Ask for yours with sweet chili sauce so you can dunk your cubes.
3. Angel Prawns
The next time you head to one of our Seattle restaurants, try the angel prawns. This yummy snack consists of prawns wrapped in egg noodles and then deep-fried until crunchy and golden brown. You can dunk them in a sweet sriracha sauce for a spicy kick.
4. Tod Mun Pla
Order the tod man pla and get a sense of what it’s like to eat in Thailand. These popular fish cakes are made by combining fish, lime leaves, eggs, curry paste, and thinly sliced green beans. Many Thai restaurants will add their own twist to the dish by adding other traditional Thai flavors and ingredients.
5. Nang Kai Tod
Directly translated, the name for this Asian food is “chicken skin fried”. Before you judge, this treat has a wonderful flavor and a satisfying crunch. Chicken skin is boiled, dried, and then fried to create the perfect texture and crisp.
6. Golden Vegetables
Snack on hearty vegetables that have been lightly battered and deep-fried until they are golden brown. Many Seattle Thai restaurants will serve a mix of onions, carrots, eggplant, green beans, broccoli, mushrooms, and sweet potatoes. They’ll also come with a sweet sriracha sauce for dipping.
7. Thai Iced Tea
Not all snacks need to be food. Thai iced tea is the perfect complement to your Thai food. This delicious drink is Thai black tea that has milk and sugar.
Try These Thai Snacks Today
Step your snacking up a level by trying these Thai snacks the next time you’re jonesing for something satisfying and filling. There’s something for everyone with vegetables, chicken, seafood, and tofu-based dishes. You could even order the Thai tea or Thai coffee for something sweet.