Prepare time: 30 min
Cook: 20 min
Ready in: 50 min


Chin Chin is a very popular crunchy deep fried snacks in Nigeria. Its made primarily from flour, sugar, milk and butter. Its also a big party favorite, usually served as appetizer. Chin Chin can be either hard or crunchy. In Ghana it is called Achomo.


  • Flour
  • Milk or Water
  • Butter or Margarine
  • Eggs
  • Vegetable Oil
  • Baking Powder
  • Sugar
  • Flavour Essence, Vanilla
  • Ground Nutmeg
  • Salt

Tools You Will Need

  1. Rolling Pin (You can use big bottle tho)
  2. Clean board or smooth flat surface
  3. Frying pan
  4. Sharp knife


  1. Pour the flour in a big bowl, add baking powder, sugar. Mix well and then add the butter/margarine. Mix thoroughly with your hands until it looks like fine bread crumbs.
  2. If you will be using eggs, beat the eggs and set aside.
  3. Add your whisked eggs and mix together.
  4. Gently pour in the milk with the Essence and work into it bring it all together thereby forming pliable dough.
  5. Put flour on your clean board and place the chunk of the dough and roll out.
  6. Cut the dough into any shape you want and place the cut outs into a bowl, knead and repeat the process till the whole dough is used up.
  7. Place the pan with vegetable oil on the cooker to heat up the oil.
  8. Fry the chin chin dough in batches, make sure u don’t crowd the pan.
  9. Make sure the chin chin is done, once it turns golden brown, transfer into a sieve or paper towel and leave to cool at room temperature.

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Beatrice Ige
My name is Beatrice Ige, A food blogger/Writer/Chef, Also graduated with a diploma in Computer Engineering from Aptech Institute, I have been a passionate food lover since my childhood days, it's a pleasure taking you on a journey with my recipes and articles.


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