• 54 Ratings

You'll be surprised by the sweet crunch of these candied chickpeas that are all but guaranteed to become your next go-to snack.

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Ingredients

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Directions

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  • In a medium pot, combine chickpeas, sugar, cinnamon, allspice, salt, and water over medium-high. Bring mixture to a boil and cook, stirring occasionally, until sugar dissolves and liquid is very thick, about 12 minutes. Meanwhile, in a large skillet, heat oil overmedium (a chickpea should sizzle slightly when added). With a slotted spoon, strain off as much sugar syrup as possible, then transfer chickpeas to oil. Fry, gently shaking skillet to prevent chickpeas from sticking, until dark golden brown, 5 to 7 minutes. With slotted spoon, transfer to a wire rack set in a rimmed baking sheet lined with paper towels. Immediately season with salt; let cool completely.

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Reviews

54 Ratings
  • 5 star values: 4
  • 4 star values: 7
  • 3 star values: 26
  • 2 star values: 15
  • 1 star values: 2