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Shrimp chips I can fry myself

LL1 Feb 11, 2010 09:45 PM

Where can I buy multi-colored shrimp chips I can fry myself? This is a new thing to me. Hopefully Seafood City in Eagle Rock has them, because that is close. (I don't have time tomorrow to drive all over town.) What aisle are they in? Are they near the bagged shrimp chips? I looked today at the Little Tokyo Marketplace and I didn't see them, but maybe they wouldn't have them. Is there a particular brand anyone would suggest? Thanks!

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  1. monku RE: LL1 Feb 11, 2010 09:54 PM

    Any Chinese market will have it. Not sure about Seafood City.
    Comes in a rectangular box with colored chips on it. Don't think they're near the bagged shrimp chips.
    If you're near Echo Park go to: A Grocery Warehouse (Chinese market) on Sunset Blvd., I'm sure they will have it.
    1487 W Sunset Blvd
    Los Angeles, CA 90026
    (213) 250-1446

    1. monku RE: LL1 Feb 11, 2010 10:04 PM

      Box will look like this picture.
      Will probably say "prawn crackers"

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      1. re: monku
        Hershey Bomar RE: monku Feb 11, 2010 10:48 PM

        Why are the prawns mating in the packaging?

      2. monku RE: LL1 Feb 11, 2010 10:08 PM

        Any market in Chinatown will have them too, but beware Sunday is Chinese New Year and all the stores in Chinatown will be packed. That's why I recommended A Grocery Warehouse.

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        1. re: monku
          LL1 RE: monku Feb 11, 2010 10:59 PM

          Thanks monku! I'll try the Chinese grocery on Sunset tomorow morning: it is very close.

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