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Chin Chin- Croquettes - African Snacks

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These snacks are among one of the most popular Nigerian snack. Chin chin are popular in Guinea, Senegal and many other African countries There are really easy to make and don't even need a lot of ingredients.
Ingredients
  All purpose flour 2 Cup (32 tbs)
  White sugar 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
  Butter/Margarine 2 Tablespoon
  Eggs 2
  Milk 2 Tablespoon (Optional)
  Vegetable oil 1 Cup (16 tbs) (For deep frying)
Directions

MAKING
1. In a large bowl, mix flour, sugar, and butter. Rub to mix well.
2. Crack and add eggs into the flour mixture and mix with hands to form dough. Add milk, if needed to get desired consistency.
3. Roll out the dough on a cutting board then use a knife to cut into desired shape.
4. Heat the vegetable oil until very hot and fry the cut dough until golden brown or light brown. Drain on paper towel.

SERVING
5. Serve hot and enjoy!

TIPS
If you want snacks to be crunchier add 2 tablespoons of ground nutmeg in the flour.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Easy
Cuisine: 
Nigerian
Course: 
Snack
Taste: 
Sweet
Feel: 
Crispy
Method: 
Deep Fried
Restriction: 
Lacto Ovo Vegetarian
Ingredient: 
Flour
Interest: 
Easy
Preparation Time: 
25 Minutes
Cook Time: 
10 Minutes
Ready In: 
0 Minutes
Servings: 
8
Nigerian Chin Chin is gaining world fame for its crisp texture and interesting flavors. These deep fried fritters are very easy to prepare. This video shows the simple steps to prepare it. Give it a go!

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