Smokey chickpeas

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Smokey chickpeas
Smokey chickpeas
  • Serves: 6

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  • Skill level: Easy peasy

  • Costs: Cheap as chips

Woman's Weekly recipe Get the best flavour out of your chickpeas with this simple recipe - turn them into a stand alone dish or serve them alongside other Spanish-style tapas. These smokey chickepeas serve up to 6 people and only take 7 mins to cook altogether. Each portion contains 99 calories and 6g of fat per portion. Store these chickpeas in a jar. The fresher the better they will taste so bare this in mind when storing them.


  • 400g can chickpeas, drained and rinsed
  • 3 tbsps olive oil
  • 1 level tsp each smoked paprika and sea salt

These will keep for a couple of days in a jar, but are very more-ish!


  1. Dry the chickpeas on kitchen paper. Heat the oil in a frying pan over a medium heat. Add the chickpeas and fry them, stirring occasionally, until crispy and browned, for about 4-5 mins.
  2. Drain them on kitchen paper, then transfer to a bowl and season with the paprika and salt, mixing well. Serve warm or cooled.

Nutritional information per portion

  • Low
  • Med
  • High
  • Calories 99(kcal)
  • Fat 6.0g
  • Saturates 0.8g

This nutritional information is only a guide and is based on 2,000 calories per day. For more information on eating a healthy diet, please visit the Food Standards Agency website.

Guideline Daily Amount for 2,000 calories per day are: 70g fat, 20g saturated fat, 90g sugar, 6g salt.

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