How To Make Chin Chin (Nigerian Snack)

Chin Chin is a popular Nigerian snack made up of basic ingredients like flour, butter, and sugar. Optional ingredients include eggs, nutmeg, milk, and baking powder. You can also add some flavors such as cinnamon, orange, and pineapple to give it a unique taste. It can either be hard or crunchy. Nigerian Chin Chin is often served with chilled fruit juice like pineapple juice, apple juice, mango juice, strawberry juice, zobo juice, and Chapman.

Nigerian chin chin

Equipment

  • Cutting Board
  • Bowls
  • knife
  • Rolling pin
  • Deep fryer or frying pan

Ingredients

  • 500 grams all-purpose flour
  • 1 teaspoon baking powder
  • A pinch of grounded nutmeg
  • 100 grams of sugar
  • 115 grams unsalted butter (soften)
  • 1 cup evaporated milk or water
  • 2 eggs (optional)
  • A pinch of salt
  • oil for frying

Procedure

  1. In a bowl, combine flour, baking powder, sugar, salt, and nutmeg.
  2. Add the softened unsalted butter and mix well until well incorporated.
  3. In another bowl, combine egg(s), evaporated milk or water, mix well and set aside.
  4. Add the wet (egg) mixture into the dry ingredient mixture.
  5. Mix well to form a dough.
  6. Transfer the dough to a lightly floured surfaced and knead for some minute.
  7. Roll out the dough, cut into desired sizes and shapes.
  8. Heat oil on medium heat until hot. Fry the chin chin in batches and do not overcrowd the pan.
  9. Fry each batch until golden brown, remove and place on a paper towel to drain excess oil.
  10. When cooled, serve with chilled juice like pineapple juice, strawberry juice, apple juice, mango juice, zobo juice, chapman e.t.c.
Nigerian chin chin

Chin Chin

AvatarOluborode Ayokanmi
Chin Chin is a very popular snack in Nigeria, Ghana, and Cameroon. Chin Chin can either be hard or crunchy.
Prep Time 1 hr
Cook Time 30 mins
Total Time 1 hr 30 mins
Course Snack

Equipment

  • Bowls
  • cutting board
  • Knife
  • Rolling Pin
  • Deep fryer or frying pan

Ingredients
  

  • 500 grams All purpose flour
  • 1 teaspoon Baking powder
  • A pinch of grounded nutmeg
  • 100 grams Sugar
  • 115 grams Unsalted butter
  • 1 cup Evaporated Milk or water
  • 2 Egg Optional
  • Oil for frying

Instructions
 

  • In a bowl, combine flour, sugar, baking powder and nutmeg.
  • Add the softened unsalted butter and mix well until well incorporated.
  • In another bowl, combine eggs (if using), milk or water. Mix well and set aside.
  • Add the liquid mixture (egg and milk mixture) into the dry ingredient (flour mixture).
  • Mix well to form a dough.
  • Transfer the dough to a lightly floured surface and knead for some minute.
  • Roll out the dough, cut into your desired sizes and shapes.
  • Heat oil on medium heat, until hot. Fry the chin chin in batches and do not over crowd the pan.
  • Fry each batch until golden brown. Remove from heat and place on a paper towel to drain excess oil.

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7 months ago

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