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These snacks prove that variety is the spice of life!

10 weird but wonderful spicy snack ideas

By Alexia Dellner, 12 October 2016
These snacks prove that variety is the spice of life!

Many of us love enjoying a bit of spice with our main meals, whether it's a classic curry or a Mexican fiesta, but with so many wonderful and aromatic spices around, there's no reason not to add a little zest to your snacks, too.

It's time to tantalise your taste buds and shake up your routine with these unusual snack ideas that pack a real flavour punch

Get ready to get out of your snacking rut! Because while there's nothing wrong with enjoying a handful of crisps or some classic biscuits, it's time to tantalise your taste buds and shake up your routine with these unusual snack ideas that pack a real flavour punch. 

From chilli and turmeric spiced chickpeas to caramel peanuts coated in sesame seeds, these weird but wonderful snack ideas are full of spice and heavenly flavour. With sweet and savoury options (or a combination of the two), there's something for everyone. Chocolate samosas, anyone?

And just in case you need another excuse to give these spicy snack ideas a go, they're the perfect way to celebrate National Curry Week (October 10 - October 16) and
Diwali (October 30th), the festival of lights. 

Chicken Jalfrezi crisps

Enjoy the taste of a curry favourite in snack form with these Chicken Jalfrezi lattice crisps.  Seabrook have teamed up with award winning curry chain Akbar’s to deliver these crunchy crisps, that are packed full of spicy flavour and perfect for sharing.

Chocolate samosas


It may sound like a strange combo but one bite of these crispy, chocolate-filled samosas will convince you that it's a match made in heaven!

Chana Dall snack

When hunger strikes, grab a handful of these roasted chick peas flavoured with chilli and turmeric. Yum! Get these crunchy Chana Dall snacks here. 

Kulfi ice cream

A popular Indian dessert, Kulfi is made from frozen caramelised milk that is traditionally boiled for hours. But there's no need to slave away over the stove all day to enjoy this yummy pud - cool down with these sweet Kulfi ice pistachio lollies instead.

Spicy cauliflower fritters

For a homemade snack, try these cauliflower florets fried in a lovely crispy batter – each mouthful bursts with the flavour of ginger, chilli and spices. Get the spicy cauliflower fritters recipe here.

Sesame Peanuts

Can't decide if you want to chow down on something salty or sweet? These crunchy sesame coated caramel peanuts combine the best of both worlds!

Wasabi peas

The ultimate snack food, these wasabi peas are sure to go down a treat. 

Sugar-spiced nuts

Make your own sugar-spiced snack using as many different types of nuts as you like. Store for up to three weeks in an airtight container.

Regal Cake Rsoonf

This double baked sweet Regal Cake Rusk is spiced with fennel seeds and perfect for dipping in tea, coffee or milk. 

Sriracha Popcorn

Made with just three ingredients, this hot and spicy Sriracha popcorn recipe is sure to become a new movie-night favourite. 

Get these yummy bites and more spicy snack ideas from Asda.com