Air-fried chickpea snacks are intensely flavored and incredibly crunchy. Drying the chickpeas is essential to a good crunch, so don't skip this step. If you have time, leave them out on the counter to dry for an hour or two before frying.

Adam Hickman
Source: EatingWell.com, January 2019

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Ingredients

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Directions

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  • Spread chickpeas on several layers of paper towels. Top with more paper towels and pat until very dry, rolling the chickpeas under the paper towels to dry all sides.

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  • Combine the chickpeas and oil in a medium bowl. Sprinkle with paprika, crushed red pepper and salt. Pour into an air fryer basket and coat with cooking spray. Cook at 400 degrees F until very well browned, 12 to 14 minutes, shaking the basket occasionally. Squeeze lime wedges over the chickpeas and serve.

Nutrition Facts

132 calories; protein 4.7g; carbohydrates 14.1g; dietary fiber 3.4g; fat 5.8g; saturated fat 0.7g; vitamin a iu 117.6IU; vitamin c 0.1mg; folate 0.2mcg; calcium 40.4mg; iron 1mg; magnesium 27mg; potassium 151.9mg; sodium 85.8mg.
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