Crispy and Quick, Guilt-free Air Fried Chickpea Nuts

Chickpeas, also known as garbanzo beans, have been a staple in Middle Eastern cuisine for thousands of years. They are believed to have originated in the region and were commonly used in dishes such as hummus and falafel. Chickpeas are not only delicious, but they are also packed with nutrients and are a great source of plant-based protein.

Air Fried Chickpea Nuts

Recipe by Tyson GregoryCourse: SnackCuisine: International
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A healthier and easier way to enjoy crunchy and flavorful chickpea nuts.


  • 1 can of chickpeas

  • 1 tablespoon olive oil

  • 1/2 teaspoon salt

  • Desired seasonings


  • Preheat your air fryer to 400 degrees Fahrenheit.
  • Rinse and drain a can of chickpeas.
  • Add the chickpeas to a bowl and toss with olive oil, salt, and any desired seasonings.
  • Place the seasoned chickpeas in the air fryer basket.
  • Cook for 15 minutes, shaking the basket every 5 minutes to ensure even cooking.
  • After 15 minutes, check the chickpeas for desired crispiness and cook for an additional 5 minutes if needed.
  • Once done, remove the chickpeas from the air fryer and let cool for a few minutes before enjoying.
  • Store any leftovers in an airtight container for up to 3 days.


  • Make sure to rinse and drain the chickpeas well before seasoning.
  • Experiment with different seasonings such as garlic powder, paprika, or cumin.
  • For extra crunch, try coating the chickpeas in a thin layer of cornstarch before air frying.

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