Senbei is a type of Japanese rice cracker that is traditionally cooked by baking or grilling over charcoal while being brushed with a mixture of soy sauce and mirin. These delicious snacks are sweet, savory, light, and addictive. Senbei rice crackers are ubiquitous as an accompaniment to green tea and is often offered to guests as a courtesy. Senbei is perfect for snacking or as a complement to a light meal. Shelly senbei has the addition of a light speckling of sugar glaze.