Fried Chickpeas

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From Scratch: 10 Meals, 175 Recipes, and Dozens of Techniques You Will Use Over and Over

By Michael Ruhlman

Published 2019

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Fried chickpeas are an easy and delicious snack or offering at a party. They’re simply fried for 5 minutes in oil, then generously spiced however you wish. The spices given here are one of the directions I like to take them. But you could also use salt and pepper, lemon zest, garlic salt, and Parmesan cheese. It’s up to your imagination and taste.

It’s important to note that while you can use canned chickpeas for this recipe, I find them to be too mushy, so I highly recommend using