These crunchy chickpeas make for a great appetizer or snack. We highly recommend that you offer these up to your guests at your next gathering. We could eat these by the handfuls. They are seriously addicting!
Crunchy Spicy Chickpeas
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- 1 large can chickpeas (~29 ounces), rinsed and drained
- 2 Tablespoons extra virgin olive oil
- 1/2 teaspoon salt
- 1/4 teaspoon ground pepper
- 1/2 teaspoon smoked paprika
- 1/2 teaspoon garlic powder
- Preheat oven to 400 degrees F.
- Let drained chickpeas sit in a colander for about 10 minutes to dry. Line a small bowl with a paper towel. Pour chickpeas in bowl. Pat chickpeas dry with paper towel.
- Pour chickpeas in a dry bowl. Add olive oil, salt, pepper, paprika, and garlic powder. Mix well.
- Pour chickpeas onto a baking sheet. Spread them so that they are all in a single layer.
- Bake for 50 minutes to an hour. Check at 50 minutes. They should be somewhat crunchy when removed from oven. They will get crunchier as they cool. Be careful not to burn.
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