How Many Syns In Pickled Onion Monster Munch? Find Out Here!

Updated on 
26 November, 2021

Can I Eat Pickled Onion Monster Munch On The Slimming World Plan?

Crips can often be high in syns due to flavouring and high salt content inside of them, this means you have to be careful about the type of crisps you choose to avoid going over your syn allowance. 

Pickled onion monster much in particular has 5 syns in per 22g packet, making them pretty high in syns for a small volume of crisps.

We have created a small guide below which take you through why pickled onion Monster Munch crisps are so high in syns, other syn values of the Walker crisp range and some lower syns alternatives to try out if you want to cut back on syns when snacking. 

Why Is Pickled Onion Monster Munch High In Syns?

At 5 syns for 22g, pickled onion Monster Munch crisps are very high in syns for a small amount, just two bags and it cost you over 80% of your 15 daily syn allowances. 

The reason these crisps are so high in syns is due to the fact they are made of maize which contributes to their higher calories, they also have a lot of flavouring with oil and milk powder. If you want to save on syns, we would suggest choosing plain flavoured crisps or making your own instead, baked crisps are the better choice than fried as you save more syns.

Rice cakes can also be a good healthy substitute for crisps on the slimming world plan and you can even buy low syn flavoured versions.

Other Walker Crisps Syn Values 

There are some lower syn crisp types from Walkers out there if you want to save some syns, we've listed a few of the popular types below. 

  • Walkers Giant Monster Munch Pickled Onion - 7.5 syns.
  • Walkers Giant Monster Munch Roast Beef - 7.5 syns.
  • Walkers Crisps Sunbites Wholegrain Popcorn, Lightly Sea Salted – 2 .5 syns. 
  • Walkers Crisps Pops – 4 syns.
  • Wotsits Really Cheesy 21g bag – 5.5 syns.
  • Walkers Crisps Wotsits Really Cheesy – 4.5 syns. 
  • Walkers Crisps Doritos Corn Chips – 5 syns.
  • Walkers Crisps Squares Crisps – 5 syns.
  • Walkers Crisps Pops all varieties – 5 syns.
  • Quavers 17g bag – 4.5 syns.
  • Walkers Crisps Oven Baked Crisps 50% Less Fat – 5.5 syns.
  • Walkers Crisps Walkers Lights – 6 syns.
Other Walker Crisps Syn Values

Low Syn Alternatives To Pickled Onion Monster Munch Crisps 

Since Monster Munch pickled onion crisps are high in syns you probably interested to see if there are any lower syn alternatives to snack on as part of the SW plan. 

We have bullet-pointed a few below to help you out. 

Pickled Onion

  • Tayto Snaps Pickled Onion - 4 syns. 
  • KP Snacks Meanies Pickled Onion (17g bag) - 4.5 syns.
  • Space Raiders Pickled Onion – 3 syns. 
  • Walkers pickled onion crisps - 6.5 syns.
  • Tyrrells Furrows Cheese & Pickled Onion Sharing Crisps - 7.5 syns for 30g. 

Other Types

  • Hula Hoops PUFT Cheese – 3.5 syns.
  • Tayto Salt and Vinegar Chips Snacks - 3.5 syns.
  • Tayto Mighty Munch Hot and Spicy - 6.5 syns.
  • Boots Shapers Salt & Vinegar Crispy Discs – 4.5 syns. 
  • Crinkle Crisps, Sweet Chilli, 16g bag – 4 syns.
  • Co-op Loved by Us Crisps Salt & Vinegar – 6.5 syns.
  • Crinkle Crisps, Cheese & Onion, 20g bag – 5 syns
  • Tayto Party Mix Sweet Chilli - 6.5 syns
  • Kettle Ridge Crisps Cheese and Onion – 6.5 syns.
  • Aldi Snackrite Crinkle Cut Cheddar and Onion – 7.5 syns.
  • Aldi Snackrite Crinkle Cut Ready Salted– 7.5 syns.
  • Tayto Curry Chips Snacks - 4 syns.
  • Co-op Simply Value Ready Salted – 5 syns.
  • Co-op Irresistible Hand Cooked Crisps Sweet Chilli – 6 syns. 
  • Co-op Loved by Us Crisps Ready Salted – 6.5 syns.
  • Co-op Irresistible Hand Cooked Sweet Potato Crisps with Smoked Paprika - 7.5 syns a serving.
  • Hula Hoops, PUFT, Beef 15g bag – 3.5 syns.
  • Hula Hoops, Cheese & Onion – 6.5 syns. 
  • Hula Hoops, Original, 25g bag – 6.5 syns.
  • Nik Naks, all varieties, 25g bag – 7 syns.
  • Boots Shapers Cheese & Onion Crispy Discs – 4.5 syns. 
  • Discos, Salt & Vinegar, 28g bag – 7.5 syns.

Should I Snack On Pickled Onion Monster Munch?

Overall, we would recommend only treating yourself to Pickled Onion Monster Munch on occasions when your syns allow, there are many lower syn alternatives to try too if you are looking to save syns or you could try making your slimming world crisps with some low cal cooking spray and thin potato slices!

Jennifer is a certified nutritionist and weight loss coach with a Master's in Nutrition from Cambridge. With over 10 years experience, she shares healthy recipes and science-backed slimming tips on SheCooksSheEats to help people reach their wellness goals. Jennifer stays up-to-date by regularly attending conferences and continuing her nutrition education. She aims to provide research-backed advice to inspire balanced, happy living.
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