Fried Chickpeas

Fried Chickpeas

Chef Brad Ortega

Fried chickpeas in tulip shaped paper cups on a table with several other dishes blurred out in the background.
Fried Chickpeas


Recipe Notes

Preparation Time: 10 minutes
Cooking Time: 10 minutes
Makes 2 portions


  • 8 oz canned chickpeas, drained 
  • 1 tbsp corn starch 
  • 1½ tbsp North African spice mix, Berbere spice mix, or your choice of spices 
  • vegetable oil 


  1. Coat chickpeas with corn starch. 
  2. Heat vegetable oil to 350°F. Deep fry in oil until crisp and golden. 
  3. Coat with spice mix.



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