Sunday, January 11, 2009

Spicy Roasted Chickpeas


This recipe came from Noble Pig http://noblepig.com/2009/01/08/you-have-a-choice.aspx
These chickpeas are a great flavorful snack. A great alternative to potato chips!

Spicy Roasted Chickpeas
2 15 oz can chickpeas
3 tbsp olive oil
1/2 tsp salt
1/2 tsp black pepper
1 tbsp chili powder
1/8 tsp cayenne pepper
lime wedges

Rinse chickpeas in a colander and drain well.
Combine chickpeas, oil, salt, and pepper.
Place on a foil lined baking sheet.
Bake at 400 degrees for 15 minutes (shaking the pan twice while baking).
Remove chickpeas from oven and sprinkle with the chili powder and cayenne pepper.
Bake for another 5 minutes.
Serve with lime wedges to squeeze over the chickpeas.

3 comments:

Chef E said...

Wow what a great snack idea for me to make for hubby to keep around his office! Thanks for this! I think I have a can in the cupboard...

Joelen said...

What a great snack and healthier too!

Fearless Kitchen said...

This does look like a great snack. Chickpeas are such a versatile ingredient...