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These crispy buffalo chickpeas are a healthy crunchy snack that packs a buffalo spicy kick. They can be roasted in the oven or cooked using your air fryer. 

Crispy Buffalo Chickpeas


  • Author: Valerie Skinner | Thyme and JOY
  • Prep Time: 5 minutes
  • Cook Time: 45 minutes
  • Total Time: 50 minutes
  • Yield: 6-8 servings
  • Category: snacks, side dish
  • Method: oven, air fryer
  • Cuisine: american

Description

These crispy buffalo chickpeas are a healthy crunchy snack that packs a buffalo spicy kick. 


Ingredients

  • 2 14oz cans Chickpeas
  • 1 tbsp Ghee or Butter**
  • 1 tsp Garlic Powder
  • 1 tbsp Cornstarch
  • 1/3 cup Buffalo Sauce

Instructions

  1. Preheat your oven to 425
  2. Drain and rinse chickpeas and add to a bowl
  3. Toss the chickpeas evenly with melted ghee, garlic powder and cornstarch
  4. In a single layer on a rimmed baking sheet, bake for 45 minutes tossing at the 20 minute mark.
  5. Place hot chickpeas back into a bowl and toss with buffalo sauce for about 1 minute until the sauce is fully soaked in.
  6. Return to sheet pan and place in oven for 5 minutes, take out and toss, then bake for 5 more minutes.
  7. Let chickpeas fully cool before serving.

**Keep checking on your chickpeas as oven strengths may vary

Notes

** Use avocado oil for VEGAN recipe

Nutrition

  • Serving Size: 1/3 cup
  • Calories: 131
  • Fat: 2
  • Carbohydrates: 22
  • Protein: 5

Keywords: crispy buffalo chickpeas, buffalo chick peas, air fryer chickpeas, chickpea snack