Fried Chickpeas

  • 25 mins
  • 6 ingredients


  • 3 tsp smoked paprkia
  • 2 tsp cayenne pepper
  • 6 tbs extra virgin olive oil
  • 2 (15 oz) cans chickpeas, drained and rinsed
  • kosher salt to taste
  • 3 tsp lime zest
  • Combine paprika and cayenne in a small bowl and set aside.
  • Wash, drain and dry the chickpeas thoroughly.
  • Heat oil in a large skillet over medium high heat.
  • Working in batches, add chickpeas to skillet and saute, stirring frequently until golden and crispy. 15-20 minutes.
  • Using a slotted spoon, transfer chickpeas to paper towels to drain, then place them in a medium bowl.
  • Sprinkle the paprika mixture over and toss to coat.
  • Season with salt and sprinkle with lime zest.

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