twicecookedhalfbaked:

I made a batch without a recipe that turned out too soft. I think I may try this version to see if they turn out crunchy like I wanted.

Originally posted on Sweet Pea's Kitchen:

Looking for a high protein snack that will keep you full and satisfied for hours? Roasted chickpeas are one of my favorite low-calorie snacks. They are a great and healthy alternative to mixed nuts, chips, and other munchies. I can’t begin to tell you how many batches of roasted chickpeas we consume in this house. I have made them using both fresh chickpeas and canned chickpeas and honestly you can’t tell the difference after they are roasted. For that reason I usually use canned because they are ready to use. :) The most important thing about making roasted chickpeas is to make sure your chickpeas are throughly dried before tossing into the spice mix. If they are not dried enough they will be soft and chewy on the inside not crispy and crunchy. If I am not pressed for time I will rinse off the chickpeas and lay them on a paper…

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  1. Alexandru says:

    I’ve had some pbmlreos roasting chickpeas, and wonder if it’s something to do with the brand I’m using or my technique. They turn mushy instead of crunchy… I might have to try your method, I love the use of smoked paprika

    • More likely that you didn’t leave them to dry long enough. My first batch came out soft, but I also did them in the oven. The second batch I dried longer and then fried in oil. By the next day, what was left ended up soft.

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