Cumin Lime Chickpea Snacks

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Chickpeas are wicked source of protein and fibre – a perfect combo to keep fuelled on outdoor adventures. These crunchy snacks are savoury and delicious (and perhaps a little addicting). 

Prep Time: < 5 mins + 12 hours marinating

Cooking Method: dehydrating

Cooking Time: ~ 6 hours

Yield: 2


  • 1 cup cooked or canned chickpeas, drained
  • Juice of 1-2 limes (~ 1/4 cup)
  • 2 tbsps water
  • 1 tbsp cumin
  • 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. Drain excess liquid from container and disperse chickpeas onto dehydrating trays.
  5. Dehydrate at 135o for ~6 hours.

Voilà! Your Crunchy Chickpea Snacks are ready to go!


  • 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 
  • Learn more about dehydrating from our Dehydrating 101 post

*Nutrition information is estimated using an online nutrition calculator. Actual nutrition facts may vary.

Per Serving:

Calories: 149 kcal  Protein: 7.5g  Carbs: 27g  Fat: 2g Fibre: 7g

 Sugar: 4.5g Sodium: 40mg Saturated Fat: 0g  Cholesterol: 0mg 

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