Kropeck is a chichiria that has a similar crunchiness and crispiness of chicharon. It is usually made from shrimp but is now having a lot of variants. One famous variant is the Coco kropeck that uses coconut meat to create this crispy and delicious snack.

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2 cups rice flour
1/2 cup coconut meal
1/2 tbsp. salt
3 cups water
1/2 tsp vetsin


1. Steam the coconut sapal for 10-15 minutes
2. Mix all ingredients
3. Pour in greased aluminum trays
4. Place in a dryer at a temperature of 60-65 C or under the sun
5. Remove from the trays and pack in plastic bags
6. Before serving, deep fry in hot oil

Source: Food Processing Division ITDI (DOST)