Lay’s Sizzlin’ Hot Potato Chips Review – Are these spicy? (2023)
Are Lay’s Sizzlin’ Hot Chips too hot to handle? Let’s find out the details below.
Everyone has a favorite pack of Lay’s. Some like it spicy, some swear by their tangy tomatoes. Lay’s, a brand synonymous with potato chips, brings a bag of SPICY ones that we just couldn’t stop ourselves from testing.
How are the all-new Sizzlin’ Hot Chips by Lay’s?
Let’s find out everything in detail in our Lay’s Sizzlin’ Hot Chips review.
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Lay’s Sizzlin’ Hot Chips – Quick Glance
Here is all that you need to know about Lay’s Sizzlin’ Hot Chips :
|Lay’s Sizzlin’ Hot Chips||Product Details|
|Net Quantity||50 gm|
|Calories (per 100 gm)||538 kcal|
|Buy Now||On Amazon|
|Shelf Life||4 months|
|Mishry Ratings (on 5)||4|
Our Review Factors
What are we looking for? Going by the labels, we expect these chips to be super spicy and hot, seasoned with the right level of salt. The texture should be crunchy too.
We reviewed Lay’s Sizzlin’ Hot Chips on the following parameters:
Overall flavor that includes spice levels, salt content, aftertaste of fat were all checked. How pronounced or subtle is the heat in these chips?
We were looking for a pronounced crunch. These should not be oily to touch.
3. Other Observations
In this segment, we check the primary ingredients, the seasoning ingredients, and the fat used. In addition, we also examine the use of any preservative, flavor enhancers, or additives.
Flaming hot or plain-looking? Too many broken pieces or uniform large chips?
We checked for packaging, price and shelf life as well.
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Lay’s Sizzlin’ Hot Chips – Detailed Review
This section highlights more about Lay’s Sizzlin’ Hot Chips in terms of packaging, appearance, taste, and texture.
Lay’s Sizzlin’ Hot Chips comes in a red and black pack. Similar to other Lay’s chips packaging, these are not resealable. The 50 gm pack costs Rs. 20. It offers a shelf life of 4 months.
Our review pack had a mix of uneven chips. Some were broken, while some were intact. These have a typical Lay’s-style serrated design. These have a red tone.
The primary ingredients are – potato and edible veg oil (palmolein, rice bran oil).
The seasoning ingredients include – seasoning (maltodextrin, spices, and condiments, sugar, iodized salt, acidity regulator (330), and dehydrated vegetables (beetroot powder). Additionally, it also has flavor (natural flavoring substances), butter, milk powder, anticaking agent (551), and flavor enhancer (627 and 631).
Note – **contains onion and garlic.
The source of fat used includes both palmolein and rice bran oil. While we appreciate the use of rice bran oil, the presence of palmolein oil replaced with a better source of fat. Rice bran oil is extracted from rice bran (external layer of the rice grain). As compared to palmolein oil it is a relatively healthier choice to opt for since it contains good fats.
The calories per 100 gm are 538 kcal.
As soon as we tasted the chips the flavor of chili did not hit us. But it grows gradually and spreads throughout. It is followed by a slight tang. The level of salt is just right. No complaints there.
We also appreciate the quality of the potato used. A good thing was that the taste of the potato was consistent and uniform throughout the pack. No oily bits too.
Spectacular! Everything the crunch, texture, and crispness were just right. As we took a bite, the sound was prominent.
- The crunch is spot on.
- We appreciate the quality of potato used.
- Apt salt levels is just right.
- The flavors are true to the labels.
- Desirable chilli flavor that builds up gradually.
Hello, spice lovers! We bet you will not stop at one.
Related Reading: We Tasted All The Lay’s Chips Flavors. Which flavors did we like the most? Find out here.
Frequently Asked Questions
Here are some interesting FAQs on Lay’s Sizzlin’ Hot Chips.
When compared to Lay’s Magic Masala or Sundried Chilli Wafer Style, these are spicier.
No. Lay’s Sizzlin’ Hot chips are not vegan. The ingredient list mentions the use of butter and milk powder.
Lay’s had changed the recipe of Flamin Hot flavored chips, which was not well received by the audience. After receiving a petition with 23,000 signatures, Lay’s has now decided to bring back its original Flamin’ Hot Chips.
The consumption of any packaged food is not ideal for regular snacking. Lay’s Sizzlin’ Hot Chips has maltodextrin, palmolein oil, and flavor enhancers, which do not make it apt for everyday eating.
The shelf life of Lay’s Sizzlin’ Hot chips is 4 months.
Lay’s Sizzlin’ Hot Chips are super crunchy and are what the label says they are – Spicy. Taste-wise, these are well seasoned and perfectly salted. These would pair very well a mild dipping sauce.
Have you tried these Sizzlin’ Hot Chips yet? How was your experience?
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