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ULTRA Crispy Air Fryer Chickpeas

Crispy air fryer chickpeas are the tastiest and crunchiest snack you will find. Using the air fryer cuts the cook time down to 15 minutes, and they are so much crispier than in the oven! Vegan and gluten-free, these crispy roasted chickpeas are an awesome healthier snack.
Prep Time5 mins
Cook Time15 mins
Total Time20 mins
Course: Snack
Cuisine: American
Servings: 4
Calories: 251kcal

Ingredients

  • 19 oz can of chickpeas (drained and rinsed)
  • 1 tablespoon olive oil
  • teaspoon salt
  • ¼ teaspoon garlic powder
  • ¼ teaspoon onion powder
  • ½ teaspoon paprika
  • ¼ teaspoon cayenne (optional)

Instructions

  • Heat air fryer to 390°F / 200°C.
  • Drain and rinse chickpeas (no need to dry). Toss with olive oil and spices.
  • Dump the whole batch of chickpeas in the air fryer basket. Cook for 12-15 minutes, shaking a couple of times. 
  • When chickpeas are cooked to your liking, remove from air fryer, taste and add more salt and pepper to taste.
  • Store in an open container.

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Nutrition

Serving: 1/4 batch | Calories: 251kcal | Carbohydrates: 36g | Protein: 11g | Fat: 6g | Saturated Fat: 0g | Cholesterol: 0mg | Sodium: 9mg | Potassium: 391mg | Fiber: 10g | Sugar: 6g | Vitamin A: 35IU | Vitamin C: 1.7mg | Calcium: 66mg | Iron: 3.9mg