Cumin Lime Chickpea Snacks

Cumin Lime Chickpea Snacks

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Chickpeas are a great source of protein and fiber – a perfect combo for keeping fuelled on outdoor adventures. These crunchy snacks are savoury and delicious (and perhaps a little addicting). 
Course Snack
Servings 2
Prep Time 12 hours
Dehydrating Time 6 hours


  • 1 Dehydrator


  • 1 cup 1 cup cooked or canned chickpeas,  drained
  • 1-2 juiced limes (about ¼ cup)
  • 2 tbsps water
  • 1 tbsp cumin
  • 1 pinch salt


  • 1. Cook chickpeas (or drain and rinse from a can).
  • 2. In a container, combine lime juice, cumin, salt and water. Stir well to combine. 
  • 3. Add in chickpeas and let marinate for 12-18 hours.
  • 4. After marinating, drain excess liquid from container and disperse chickpeas onto mesh lined dehydrating trays.
  • 5. Dehydrate at 135℉ for about 6 hours


  • Tip: Roll your lime on your counter or cutting board with your palm – this helps release more juice
  • For extra flavour, sprinkle on more cumin right before putting them into the dehydrator 
  • Dehydrating time may vary (the thickness and water content of the ingredients, as well as the humidity and altitude of your environment will impact dehydrating time)
  • Scroll down for storage guidelines


Serving: 1gCalories: 149kcalCarbohydrates: 27gProtein: 7.5gFat: 2gSaturated Fat: 0gCholesterol: 0mgSodium: 40mgFiber: 7gSugar: 4.5g
Keywords: dehydrated recipe, protein

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Storage Guidelines:

  • Keep stored in a sealable bag or container
    •  Tip: Vacuum sealing can more than triple the shelf life
  • Keep stored in a cool, dry and dark place
    • For longer term storage, store in your freezer (especially if not vacuum sealed)
  • When dried and stored properly, these should have a shelf life of several months
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