Senbei refer to Japanese crispy rice crackers made from Japonica rice. They are usually flat in shape, and are fried or traditionally baked over charcoal, giving them their distinctive aroma. Senbei can be salted, flavoured with soy sauce or shrimp, sesame-coated, baked with soy beans or nuts inside, sugar-puffed or wrapped in norimaki, a seaweed.

Senbei is a Japanese traditional snack consumed for over 1,200 years.

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