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Chin Chin Recipe For Dummies

By Stella Ibru 18 July 2017   |   5:30 pm

Crunchy chin chin


Chin-Chin is a very popular fried snack in Nigeria. It’s the official Christmas snack and was the official wedding snack before small chops. It’s made from a combination of flour, milk and sugar. There are other optional ingredients like egg, baking powder and nutmeg, but these are based on preference. Here is a simple guide on how to make this snack.


  • 3 cups flour (375 grams)
  • 1 teaspoon baking powder
  • Pinch of nutmeg
  • 1/2 cup sugar (100 grams)
  • 1/2 cup baking margarine (115 grams)
  • 1/2 to 2/3 cup liquid milk or water
  • 1 egg
  • Oil for frying


  • Combine flour, baking powder and sugar in a bowl.Add in margarine and mix until well incorporated (it should look like breadcrumbs)
  • Add egg into the mixture
  • Gradually pour in water until you get a stretchy but not sticky dough
  • Roll out dough on a flat surface and cut to desired shape (preferably square shapes)
  • Set oil to medium heat
  • Once oil is hot add the dough a batch at a time till you get a golden brown shape

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