People are trying to eat healthier these days, and the modern consumer is faced with the challenge of finding snacks that are both savory and health savvy. There are many healthy snacking solutions out there, but few pack the culinary punch of wasabi peas. We like to think of them as tiny little edible firecrackers. They’re the perfect marriage of a common garden vegetable and a popular sushi condiment. You’ll find that eating wasabi peas from Superior Nut Store will help satisfy both your taste buds and your waistline.
Major features of wasabi peas
Wasabi peas are dried green peas with a deliciously spicy wasabi coating. If you enjoy crunchy snacks, you’ll appreciate the crisp texture of the peas. Wasabi peas are also an ideal snack for those that enjoy a spicy kick to their snacks—wasabi is Japanese horseradish, and it really packs a tasty punch! Take your time while you eat wasabi peas. This snack is best enjoyed at a leisurely pace. (Preferably with your favorite cold beverage!)
You can use wasabi peas for more than just snacking, also. You might consider crushing them and combining them with sesame seeds as a delicious crust for tuna or salmon. Wasabi peas are delicious in salads, also. And if you’re feeling really brave, you can use wasabi peas in your soup instead of crackers. It gives a whole new meaning to the phrase “hot soup”!
Wasabi peas can be hard to find, but luckily you can get them right here at Superior Nut Store.
A brief history of wasabi peas
The wasabi pea itself has a relatively short history, but its components have certainly been around for a while. The spicy wasabi flavoring has been a staple in Japanese cuisine for centuries. Wasabi is a strong-flavored member of the same family as mustard and horseradish. It grows naturally along the streams in Japan. Combine that delicious Japanese flavor with a tasty garden vegetable, and you get the unique flavor of wasabi peas.
Check out our delicious selection of wasabi peas. When you choose snacks from Superior Nut Store, you’re making choices that are both healthy and delicious!