Air-Fried Crispy Spiced Chickpeas

Air-Fried Crispy Spiced Chickpeas

Inspired by the exotic spices of North Africa and the Middle East, these crispy air fried chickpeas are packed with flavor. Ready in 30 minutes, they are super easy to make.

30 mins total time

10 mins active time


Makes 2 cups



  • 2 x 15½ oz cans chickpeas
  • ¾ tsp ras el hanout spice
  • ¾ tsp sumac
  • ¾ tsp garlic powder
  • ½ tsp kosher salt
  • ⅛ tsp cayenne pepper
  • 2 tbsp fresh lemon juice
  • 1 tbsp extra-virgin olive oil


  • 1Rinse the chickpeas well in cold water to remove excess sodium then place on a paper towel lined tray to dry thoroughly so they can crisp in the oven.
  • 2The oven will preheat. Meanwhile, continue to the next step.
  • 3Mix all the spices listed below together.
  • 4Combine the chickpeas and lemon juice. Add the spice mix and stir. Add the oil and stir. Spread the chickpeas in a single layer, in the air fry basket.
  • 5Once preheated, place the basket in rack position 3 and start the timer. When the Rotate Remind signals, rotate and shake the basket.
  • 6The chickpeas should be browned and crisp. If not, give it a bit more.
  • 7Cool before serving.