Review of Sweet Chilli Kettle Baked Chips

I had to put the supermarket today with a work colleague to buy some lunch on the go. We ended up at Waitrose in their food to go section. I quickly grabbed a sandwich and checked that it was suitable my dietary needs, which it was. I couldn’t then decide what to have with my sandwich. I fancied something different from my usual crisps. I saw the Kettle baked chips in chilli flavour and the packaging looked very enticing. Being optimistic I checked the back of the packaging to see if it was suitable for a dairy and lactose free diet. To my surprise it was. I then picked up the punet of grapes and that was my lunch sorted.
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Each packet weighs 25g. A 100g portion contains 396 calories, 8.7g of fat, 4.9g of sugar and 1.36g of salt. The packaging highlights that soy, soya and wheat are the allergens present.
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On opening the packet I have to confess to being disappointed as most of the packet seem to be filled with air. I was aware that they were a low calorie option but expected a few more chips inside. The chips themselves were circular and mainly beige in colour with a slight red freckling. Sadly there was no aroma that appeared on opening the bag, which I expected. On biting into the chips there was a nice crunch was noted. I found them to be quite dry in texture and fairly bland in flavouring. I expected them to have a bit more of a kick in their flavouring being that they were chilli. On a positive note they were not greasy and didn’t leave any unpleasant residual in my mouth. Would I try these again probably not unless it was the only crisp style product available at the time.

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