|Place of origin||Japan|
|Main ingredients||Wheat flour, vegetable oil, starch, shrimp, sugar|
|Cookbook: Kappa Ebisen Media: Kappa Ebisen|
Kappa Ebisen (かっぱえびせん?) is a Japanese snack food produced by Calbee of Japan in Hatsukaichi, Hiroshima. It is a crunchy, shrimp-flavored snack resembling french fries that is very popular in Japan. The version produced by Calbee America is called Shrimp Flavored Chips.
The primary ingredients of Kappa Ebisen are wheat flour, vegetable oil, starch, shrimp, sugar, salt, baking powder, amino acid and sweetening.
Kappa Ebisen was first sold in 1964 and has gained wide popularity among Japanese consumers as a snack food.
There are different flavors of Kappa Ebisen, such as curry flavor, available in Japan and a few other countries.