Between the nose-tingling burn of wasabi and very poppable shape of peas, wasabi peas are impossible to stop eating. As in, oops there goes two-thirds of the bag (and double oops, that was six servings' worth!). A bag of them lives above my desk, but never lasts for very long.
'wasabi peas' on Serious Eats
Just because there aren't any special spicy dishes courtesy of Ireland (who usually rely on a bottle of hot sauce to jazz up food), doesn't mean St. Patrick's Day can't be celebrated in zesty style. Try this fried chicken coated in crushed wasabi peas for a quick and spicy way to celebrate.