A couple of weeks ago I posted Mr. Porky pork crackles, one of the best and most sinful snacks ever. Well, my stance on that claim is still true, but today, I want to introduce a healthier alternative that is almost as tasty, and actually halal too! Enter fried salmon skin!

fried salmon skin
RM 3.90 a pack, whole afternoon’s worth of almost-healthy snacking

You can get this at Isetan KLCC’s sushi counter for RM 3.90 a pack, it is not available all the time nor even everyday, but if you see them, grab one! Sushi Tei at Tropicana City Mall is another place that offers fried salmon skin on their conveyor belt.

Much like pork scratchings, fried salmon skin is crispy with an underlying bits of fat still intact. The best part of salmon skin comes from the belly area. They’re just so yummy, and since it is fish, it shouldn’t be quite as bad for your body. (disclaimer: I am not a doctor I’m just talking out of my ass)

Tips: even though this is a Japanese snack, using it to go with porridge would be quite excellent!

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got Blackberry, no life!

cheesie_bb

Before Cheesie got her Blackberry from Xpax, she was always “why do you always play with your BB?”. Apparently that was because it is sort of a habit that whenever I sit down, the first thing I do is to whip out the BB and check on my twitter feeds, emails, etc. I guess it’s not a very good thing to do when you are among people who aren’t addicted to their phones.

But look who’s talking now. This girl can’t even leave her phone while walking! One of these days she’s going to walk into some smelly dudes with wet armpits, just wait. 😀

Fried Salmon Skin from Isetan
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33 thoughts on “Fried Salmon Skin from Isetan

  • October 30, 2009 at 1:22 pm
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    sounds delish . . . now i am relunctant to get a bb . . . .

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  • October 30, 2009 at 1:40 pm
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    anything to do with frying is not healthy ok?!! Very clever way of making money out of unwanted salmon skin!

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  • October 30, 2009 at 1:51 pm
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    LOL last sentence of ur post LMAO…

    Is BB so addicting? wtf

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  • October 30, 2009 at 1:54 pm
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    cw,
    Slurps!

    foodcrazee,
    Addiction varies from person to person hehe

    eiling,
    What waste? Salmon skin’s never wasteful! Hehe

    Tony Wan,
    Haha yah it can be

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  • October 30, 2009 at 2:41 pm
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    I am surprised at the addictiveness of the BB as well…prob coz of UberTwitter, MSN and BBM – the three main culprits. :S

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  • October 30, 2009 at 2:48 pm
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    Shaolintiger,
    Cheesie the worst, not me! You’re always on N97 too

    Huai Bin,
    Hahha ya those 3 are the worst, and facebook too

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  • October 30, 2009 at 5:46 pm
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    fish skin rocks!! i tried it in HK….straightaway addicted to it dy! =)

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  • October 30, 2009 at 9:35 pm
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    tsk tsk…please tell that girl it’s quite dangerous text-ing while walking! Times are bad, robbers are everywhere.

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  • October 30, 2009 at 9:47 pm
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    lih wern,
    Thanks! 🙂

    Crystal,
    Yaaa very delicious,

    lb,
    I just showed her your comment lol

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  • October 31, 2009 at 12:26 am
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    vialentino,
    Haha, not as much as the pork scratchings I bet. 😛

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  • October 31, 2009 at 1:06 am
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    KY,

    You and Cheesie demonstrate why BBs are often called ‘CrackBerries” in the U.S.A.

    BTW, the Motoral Droid may not be available in your part of the world, but the Droid is going to offer serious competition for BBs and the Iphone.

    It has a great feature set, very reasonable price, here $199.00 USD.

    CNET review/comments found @:
    http://news.cnet.com/8301-30686_3-10384994-266.html

    Let me know what you think of the Droid.

    David

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  • October 31, 2009 at 2:01 pm
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    ic ic…ok…yeah…i like the fried pork skin but bcos of the high cholesterol…i reduce it…seems the fried salmon skin sounds much healthier

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  • October 31, 2009 at 6:46 pm
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    Cheesie,
    LOL

    vialentino,
    Hahah true, but I’m not a doctor or a nutritionist though 😛

    Jac,
    Ooo cool!

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  • October 31, 2009 at 6:48 pm
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    eee..teruk kau. *smelly armpit* yuckkkk

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  • November 1, 2009 at 1:19 am
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    I agree with the bb thing too. I use the Bold and am constnatly on it when i’m out and about.

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  • November 1, 2009 at 7:01 am
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    nice bro, will get it one day at isetan.

    by they way, thanks for your posting for nice food in melbourne as i will be flying there tonight. Taking it as my guide…..

    See you soon bro. Thank and take care!

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  • November 1, 2009 at 7:39 am
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    hi! i’ve been an avid reader of your blog.

    Recently, I’ve been starting to write some food reviews on my blog. any advice for an aspiring food blogger like me?

    thanks!

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  • November 1, 2009 at 10:03 am
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    hi KY!
    nice to have met you in person (finally) since me and hubby r great fans of your blog! Take care and see you soon.. !

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  • November 1, 2009 at 2:57 pm
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    Mike,
    heehee

    Dylan,
    Make it happen 😛

    zomfgwtfbbq,
    Hahah yah crackberry!

    clement,
    You’re welcome. 😉

    Ian Liew,
    Cool, keep it up. Make sure you let people know how to get there as well as how good/bad the food tastes. 😉

    ciki,
    Nice to meet you too! *shy* 😛

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  • November 1, 2009 at 3:34 pm
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    dont you do the same thing while you walking too??

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  • November 1, 2009 at 3:49 pm
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    ky

    thumbs up. I will. Thanks!^^

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  • November 1, 2009 at 5:27 pm
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    you always tweet about salmon skin! make me crave for it. when i come back holiday you better bring me go eat!!!!

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  • November 2, 2009 at 1:26 am
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    hitomi,
    Hahah, not nearly as much as her!

    Ian Liew,
    Thanks! 😀

    pinky,
    Hehehe do it! lets do it!

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  • November 2, 2009 at 6:03 pm
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    Salmon skin! Nice!
    Im gonna be real random here but…
    The best part of the fish in my opinion is actually the cheeks LOL. Sucks that fish don’t have bigger cheeks thou lol.

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  • November 2, 2009 at 8:37 pm
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    Mizz Sharon,
    Hahah I like the belly more, and lips too!

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