In case you haven’t observed by now, I’m fairly obsessive about our air fryer. Did anybody get one for Christmas final month? Right this moment, I believed I’d share the way to make crispy air fried chickpeas.
These are such a simple and wholesome snack you possibly can throw along with only a few substances. And so they solely take about 20 minutes to make whole, together with prep time! I really like them!
I did just a little experiment not too long ago. I needed to know should you can air fry chickpeas with no oil, and in that case, would they be simply as crispy as after I air fry them with just a little oil? Right here’s what I discovered:
If you need crispy and little bit crunchy chickpeas toss them in just a little oil earlier than air frying (see the recipe card beneath for measurements).
That being mentioned, you completely can air fry chickpeas with no oil. They nonetheless end up very scrumptious, however not fairly as crispy.
Customise Your Air Fried Chickpeas
I wish to season air fried chickpeas with just a little Lawry’s seasoning salt, garlic powder, and cayenne. If I’ve some contemporary herbs like rosemary or thyme, I’ll toss a pair chopped teaspoons of that in as effectively.
However, you possibly can season these with even much less, like simply salt and pepper, or strive any mixture of different issues.
Air fried chickpeas style barely nutty, or type of like tahini. In case you just like the style of hummus you’ll most likely like these crispy air fried chickpeas.
For me, these make a terrific excessive fiber snack for a small get collectively or for simply snacking in entrance of the TV. They’d be nice in a path combine too or as a salad topper!
Listed below are another lighter/more healthy snacks I really like:
I hope you get pleasure from these crispy air fried chickpeas! In case you make them, let me know what you suppose within the feedback. xo. Emma
Crispy Air Fried Chickpeas
a fast and simple snack you make within the air fryer
chopped rosemary or thyme
Drain and rinse the can of chickpeas. You needn’t fully dry them after.
Toss within the seasoning salt, garlic powder, and cayenne.
Air fry at 390°F for 16-18 minutes. Pausing and tossing each 5 minutes or so.
Sprinkle on the contemporary herbs, if utilizing, within the final 5 minutes of cooking.
You’ll be able to omit the oil and these will nonetheless end up scrumptious however not fairly as crispy.