Spicy chickpeas

Spicy chickpeas


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About this recipe: This delicious side dish is quick and easy to make. It's also low in fat, high in fibre and protein. The resulting dish is spicy and tangy.


Serves: 2 

  • 1 (410g) tin chickpeas
  • 1 lemon, juiced
  • 1 whole dried red chilli
  • 1 clove garlic, quartered
  • 2 tablespoons finely chopped onion
  • 1 tablespoon hot sauce
  • 1 teaspoon ground black pepper
  • 1/2 teaspoon Cajun seasoning
  • 1/4 teaspoon sazon seasoning
  • 1/4 teaspoon paprika

Prep:5min  ›  Cook:10min  ›  Ready in:15min 

  1. Drain off about half of the juice from the chickpeas and put them into a saucepan. Mix in the lemon juice, chilli, garlic, onion, hot sauce, pepper, Cajun seasoning, sazon seasoning and paprika. Bring to a simmer over medium heat and cook for about 7 minutes. Remove the chilli and garlic before serving.

Sazon seasoning

Is a seasoned salt, which can be found in Spanish/Mexican speciality shops or online.

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