Spice bag

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Spice bag
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Spice bag
Place of originRepublic of Ireland
Region or stateDublin
Serving temperatureHot
Main ingredientsFried chicken, Sichuan pepper, five-spice powder, Thai chili, onions, bell peppers, chips, salt

A spice bag (or spicy bag, spice box or spicy box; Irish: mála spíosrach[1]) is a fast food dish popular in Ireland inspired by Asian cuisine.[2] The spice bag consists of deep-fried chips, crispy shredded chicken and/or chicken balls, red and green peppers, sliced chili peppers, fried onions, and a variety of spices.[3][4] It is sometimes accompanied by a tub of curry sauce.[5][6][7][8] Available in Chinese takeaways and chippers since the 2010s,[9] the dish has developed something of a cult following. [10][11][12][13][14][15][16][17]

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  13. ^ Agnew, Róisín (9 October 2015). "A spice bag and a sneaky naggin: say hello to the Dublin Hun". Irish Times. Retrieved 4 February 2015.
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