These are decent enough chips, but then again Kettle Brand’s Spicy Thai Potato Chips are some of our most favorite chips of all-time so from that perspective these chips probably just have too much to live up to – so we’ll cut them some slack!
Sweet? Yep. They have a decent amount of sugary seasoning on them.
Chili? Ummmm sure. There is a touch of heat present from some type of indistinguishable chili pepper.
Thai? Not so much. We do not really get any of that sweet, sour, salty, bitter combination that we expect from Thai cuisine. None of those staple Thai flavors like ginger, or green onion, or citrus – in particular lime. And certainly nothing that triggers thoughts of exotic far away islands!
The potato chips are wide rippled, thinner, crispy, and slightly greasy. We could eat these all day, but if we had our choice we would go with Herr’s other newer and tastier flavor – Peppered Bacon!!!
When we snagged these chips from our local Walmart store we thought that they must be brand new!! Turns out, Taquitos.net had reviewed them months back.
Seems like no matter how many times we try another poorly executed bacon flavored snack, we still get excited for the next one!!
Initial thought upon opening the bag was that these chips have a very potent smoky aroma. Thoughts of bacon? A little bit.
Taquitos.net wasn’t kidding when they mentioned that these chips are covered in dark blotches. Are these old potatoes? Stained potatoes? Maybe it is just the super finely ground black pepper not distributed evenly?!?
Standard Herr’s extra wide rippled larger potato chips. Good crisp potato chips.
These are pretty tasty chips, but calling them peppered bacon may be a stretch! Only a very faint, fine grind, black pepper dusting, combined with a semi-faint smokey bacon flavor. Neither flavor is very commanding, but the combination of the two, plus whatever other ingredients they’ve got going on, forms to create one delicious flavor!