Air fryer chickpeas are a wonderful and healthful snack or side dish. They are created by frying chickpeas in an air fryer until they are crispy and golden brown. This dish is simple to follow and only takes a few minutes to make.

Preparation Time: 5 minutes

Cooking Time: 15-20 minutes

Total Time: 20-25 minutes


1 can (15.5 ounces) chickpeas, drained and rinsed

1 tablespoon olive oil

1 teaspoon salt

1/2 teaspoon black pepper


Preheat the air fryer to 375 degrees Fahrenheit.

In a large bowl, mix the chickpeas, olive oil, salt, and pepper.

Toss to coat the chickpeas evenly.

Spread the chickpeas in a single layer in the air fryer basket.

Air fry for 15-20 minutes, or until the chickpeas are crispy and golden brown.

Serve immediately and enjoy!


Calories: 240

Carbohydrates: 35 grams

Fat: 9 grams

Protein: 10 grams

Fiber: 6 grams


For extra crispy chickpeas, sprinkle them with a small touch of cornstarch before air frying.

You may also add your preferred spices to the chickpeas, such as garlic powder, onion powder, or chili powder.

  Air fried chickpeas may be kept in an airtight jar at room temperature for up to 3 days.