Crispy Chickpeas

Crispy chickpeas are the perfect protein-packed and guilt-free snack. You can enjoy them on their own, or toss them with your favorite spice blend or parmesan cheese.
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Prep Time 20 minutes
Cook Time 12 minutes
Total Time 32 minutes
Servings 4 people



For Crispy Chickpeas

  • 1 each Canned Chickpeas, 16 oz can
  • 1 tbsp Olive Oil
  • 1/2 tsp Kosher Salt

Our Favorite Spice Mixtures and Toppings

  • as needed Tajin
  • as needed Zaatar
  • as needed Curry Powder
  • as needed Parmesan Cheese, grated


  • Drain the chickpeas by pouring them into a colander placed over a mixing bowl. Transfer the chickpeas to a paper towel-lined tray or plate. Use additional kitchen paper to lightly pat the chickpeas dry. Note: You want to dry the chickpeas as thoroughly as possible in order to make them ultra crispy.
    1 each Canned Chickpeas, 16 oz can
  • Combine the chickpeas, kosher salt, olive oil, and your favorite spice mixture in a mixing bowl. Toss until the chickpeas are evenly coated. Note: If using parmesan, reserve until after the chickpeas have finished crisping.
  • Add the chickpeas to the cooking tray in a single layer. Make sure not to overcrowd the cooking tray.
  • Give the chickpeas a light shake midway through the cooking time.Temperature: 390 °F Time: 12 minutes
  • Carefully transfer the chickpeas to a paper towel-lined tray or plate. Allow the chickpeas to cool for 5 to 10 minutes.
  • Serve as desired!

(Nutrition information is calculated automatically by Spoonacular API and should be considered an estimate.)