Crispy Chickpea Snack

Kristen O'Dell MS, RD, CDCES
A delicious, flavorful, and healthy snack
Prep Time 5 minutes
Cook Time 35 minutes
Course Snack
Cuisine American
Calories 115 kcal


  • 1 can Chickpeas / garbonzo beans (15.5oz)
  • Oil for tossing / spraying


  • Preheat oven to 350°F
  • Drain the canned chickpeas and dry them off asbest as possible
  • In a medium bowl, toss the chickpeas in some oil
  • Line a baking sheet with parchment paper andspread the chickpeas on top
  • Bake for 25minutes
  • Take out the baking sheet and sprinkle ½ of the seasonings on the chickpeas, while shaking them around. See notes on seasonings.
  • Bake for about 10 minutes, until the chickpeas are brown and crunchy
  • Toss chickpeas in a bowl with the remaining seasonings
  • Enjoy this crispy snack!


You can use any seasoning you like. Here are some suggestions:
Cinnamon Sugar
1 Tbsp Sugar
½ tsp Cinnamon
22g carbs per 1/2 cup
Ranch Dressing
1 Tbsp Ranch Dressing Packet
18g carbs per 1/2 cup
1 ½ tsp Paprika
1 tsp Brown Sugar
½ tsp Celery Salt
½ tsp Garlic Powder
½ tsp Dry Mustard
¼ tsp Black Pepper
20g carbs per 1/2 cup
Chili Lime
1 tsp Chili Powder
½ tsp Cumin
½ tsp Salt
¼ tsp Garlic Powder
½ tsp True Lime (~1.5 packets)
19g carbs per 1/2 cup
Air Fryer Instructions
  1. Drain the canned chickpeas and place them in air fryer basket.
  2. Set temperature to 390F and timer to 17 minutes.
  3. After 5 minutes, open basket and spray chickpeas with oil while shaking basket.
  4. Close and continue air frying, shaking basket every 5 minutes.
  5. With 2 minutes left, open basket and sprinkle ½ the seasonings on the chickpeas. Close and
  6. continue air frying.
  7. Empty basket into a bowl, sprinkle the remaining seasonings on the chickpeas. Stir to combine.
  8. Enjoy this crispy snack!


Serving: 0.5cupCalories: 115kcalCarbohydrates: 20gProtein: 6gFat: 2gSodium: 550mgIron: 10mg
Keyword chickpea