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.
All purpose flour
2 Cup (32 tbs)
1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
2 Tablespoon (Optional)
1 Cup (16 tbs) (For deep frying)
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.
5. Serve hot and enjoy!
If you want snacks to be crunchier add 2 tablespoons of ground nutmeg in the flour.
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!
Calories 233 Calories from Fat 66
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 7 g11.5%
Saturated Fat 2.8 g13.9%
Trans Fat 0 g
Cholesterol 61.3 mg20.4%
Sodium 20 mg0.8%
Total Carbohydrates 37 g12.2%
Dietary Fiber 0.84 g3.4%
Sugars 12.9 g
Protein 5 g9.9%
Vitamin A 3.2%
*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet
Chin Chin- Croquettes - African Snacks Recipe Video