Air Fryer Roasted Chickpeas – So Crispy!

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These air fryer chickpeas are amazing! So crunchy and delicious, it’s hard to believe they are good for you!

Air Fryer Chickpeas

These crunchy air fryer chickpeas are so satisfying! You don’t need any junk food to get your fix of the crispy stuff! Air fryer turns a normal can of chickpeas into perfectly roasted chickpeas! It’s totally like magic!

If you don’t have an air fryer, check out my similar recipe for crunchy oven roasted green peas – that was written before I got my air fryer :)

Crispy Chickpeas Inside The Air Fryer

These chickpeas are perfectly roasted and are super addictive! They have deep roasted flavor and amazing crunchy texture! This is a perfect healthy snack on the go!

roasted chickpeas snack

How To Roast Chickpeas In The Air Fryer

The process of making roasted chickpeas in the air fryer is very simple.  First, open a can of chickpeas and drain them.  Next, toss the chickpeas with 2 tsp olive oil and 1 tsp of desired seasoning (Taco seasoning is my go-to choice).  Put the chickpeas in the air fryer basket and cook at 400F for 10 minutes, shaking halfway through.  That’s it!

Air Fryer Roasted Chickpeas Recipe

See how easy it is! With the air fryer, you can be munching on roasted chickpeas less than 15 minutes from now :)

Crispy Air Fryer Chickpeas

Seasonings For Air Fryer Chickpeas

You can get really creative with the seasonings for air fryer chickpeas for different flavors you crave! Here are some ideas:

  • Garlic powder, salt and pepper for garlic roasted chickpeas
  • Grated Parmesan cheese for cheesy roasted chickpeas
  • Wasabi powder and salt for wasabi chickpeas
  • Cinnamon and sugar for sweet cinnamon roasted chickpeas
  • Curry powder for curried roasted chickpeas
  • Cayenne pepper and chili powder for spicy roasted chickpeas

You can also use any of your favorite seasoning blends such as Old Bay seasoning and Lemon pepper seasoning – sky is the limit!

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Crispy Air Fryer Chickpeas

These crunchy air fryer chickpeas are amazing! They are so addictive, you'll want to eat the whole batch in one sitting! These roasted chickpeas make a perfect healthy snack!
Prep Time2 minutes
Cook Time10 minutes
Total Time12 minutes
Course: Snack
Cuisine: American
Keyword: chickpeas
Cooking Method: Air Fryer
Diet: Gluten-Free, Vegan, Vegetarian
Servings: 4
Calories: 182kcal

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  • 1 can chickpeas drained, not rinsed
  • 1 tsp Taco seasoning
  • 2 tsp olive oil

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  • Toss the chickpeas with olive oil and Taco seasoning and put in the air fryer basket.
  • Cook chickpeas in the air fryer at 400F for 10 minutes, shaking halfway through.


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Calories: 182kcal | Carbohydrates: 27g | Protein: 8g | Fat: 4g | Sodium: 9mg | Potassium: 288mg | Fiber: 7g | Sugar: 4g | Vitamin A: 25IU | Vitamin C: 1.3mg | Calcium: 49mg | Iron: 2.9mg
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