Crispy Roasted Chickpeas

crispy roasted chickpeas on a parchment paper lined baking sheet on a marble surface

These crispy roasted chickpeas are perfect for snacking, or for using as a meal topper!



Basic Roasted Chickpeas:

  • 2 cans chickpeas, rinsed and thoroughly dried
  • 1 teaspoon coarse sea salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon black pepper
  • 2 tablespoons extra-virgin olive oil

Lemon Garlic Flavor:

  • 1 teaspoon garlic powder
  • 1 tablespoon lemon juice

Moroccan Flavor:

  • 1/4 teaspoon paprika
  • 1/4 teaspoon garlic powder
  • 1/4 teaspoon cumin
  • 1/4 teaspoon turmeric
  • 1/4 teaspoon ground ginger
  • 1 tablespoon lemon juice

Curry Flavor:

  • 1 teaspoon curry powder
  • 1 tablespoon lime juice

Mediterranean Flavor:

  • 1/2 teaspoon garlic powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon dried oregano
  • 1/2 teaspoon dried basil
  • 1 tablespoon red wine vinegar

Cinnamon Sugar:

  • 1 1/2 tablespoons white sugar or coconut sugar
  • 1/2 teaspoon cinnamon


1. Preheat the oven to 425°F and line a rimmed baking sheet with parchment paper.
2. Toss the chickpeas with the salt, pepper, and olive oil and spread out on the baking sheet.
3. Bake for 30-35 minutes, tossing halfway through, until crisp.
4. Remove from oven, toss with spices and lemon juice, if using, let cool slightly, then serve!


For the Cinnamon Sugar Variation:

Toss the chickpeas with the olive oil, sugar, cinnamon, and 1/2 teaspoon coarse salt then bake at 425°F for 30-35 minutes, until crisp.

Keywords: chickpeas, roasted, crispy, sea salt, lemon, garlic