Fried Chin Chin is common in most West African countries. Due to the different recipes of processed Chin Chin snacks in different regions, the appearance and taste of the produced Chin Chin are also very different. Usually, fried Chin Chin has the original flavor and the salty flavor. In addition, Chin Chin snacks are a bit harder and harder to chew, and some have a softer taste.
What determines the difference in the taste of Chin Chin snacks?
Chin Chin recipes
The most important factor affecting the taste of fried Chin Chin is the recipe for making Chin Chin snacks. We can add different seasonings when formulating Chin Chin processing recipes.
Generally, in Nigeria, the taste of Chin Chin snacks is relatively light, and only a small amount of milk, eggs, sugar, butter, and a small amount of salt are added. In Ghana, fried Chin Chin has a salty texture. This is because onion powder, chili powder, ginger powder, cinnamon powder, etc. are added to the Chin Chin formula.
Chin Chin Frying
When frying Chin Chin dough, you must pay attention to the oil temperature and the frying time. The taste of fried Chin Chin made by different frying control processes is also very different.
In addition, the use of different edible fried Chin Chin snacks will also affect the taste of Chin Chin. The cooking oil needs to be preheated before frying the Chin Chin dough. And the time to fry Chin Chin should not be too long, otherwise, the taste will be hard.