Roasted Chickpeas: Chili Sea Salt & Maple Cinnamon


Are you bored of snacking on the same protein bars week in week out? Are you dying to find a cheaper, healthier and more wholesome snack? If yes then look no further! You can satisfy your sweet and savoury taste buds with these inexpensive roasted chickpea recipes. Eliminate your sweet tooth cravings with the warming taste of cinnamon and indulgent maple syrup or surrender to that salty fix with a fiery chili and sea salt flavour.

Serves 2


For the Maple and Cinnamon

  • 1/2 a tin of organic chickpeas
  • 1 tablespoon of cinnamon
  • 2 tablespoons of maple syrup

For the Chili and Sea Salt

  • 1/2 a tin of organic chickpeas
  • 1 teaspoon of dried chili flakes
  • 1 tablespoon of olive oil
  • 1 teaspoon of sea salt


    1. First, preheat the oven to 200°C (390 fahrenheit) and drain your tin of chickpeas.
    2. Divide into two bowls ready for seasoning.
    3. For the sweet, coat the chickpeas in the maple syrup and top with cinnamon.
    4. Next, lay the mixture onto a baking tray and spread evenly.
    5. For the savoury, coat the chickpeas in the olive oil and add the chili flakes and sea salt.
    6. Lay this mixture onto a separate baking tray and spread evenly also.
    7. Place both trays into the oven and allow to cook.
    8. Check on the chickpeas every 10 minutes, giving them a slight stir to ensure both sides are cooking evenly.
    9. After 25-30 minutes, taste a chickpea of each flavour to make sure that they are crunchy and crispy.
    10. Cook for a further 5-10 minutes if they are a little soft.
    11. Once ready, remove from the oven, allow to cool to room temperature then serve.

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