They are a side dish that consist of small bits of pale pink corals served in a red and yellow paper food tray. There is also a chili variation of the product.
It is revealed in the episode "Patrick-Man!" that the recipe for toasted coral bits is:
- 4 cups of coral
- 1 teaspoon of salt
- Mix them together
The price of coral bits varies between episodes:
- "Pickles:" $1.95
- "Squid's Day Off:" $1.05
- "Mermaid Man and Barnacle Boy V:" $1.00 (small size), $1.25 (medium size), $1.50 (large size)
- "Krusty Krab Training Video:" $1.95
- "Clams:" $1.00
- "Plankton's Army:" $1.00
- "Grandpappy the Pirate:" $1.95
Role in series
"Le Big Switch"
Patrick claims that he has intercepted the schemes of a villain in Bikini Bottom and shows what appears to be said schemes on a paper, only for them to turn out to be the recipe for toasted coral bits.
Role in SpongeBob's Truth or Square
Coral bits are seen in SpongeBob's house in the console versions of this game.