Barbecue-Spiced Roasted Chickpeas

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Appears in Cook's Illustrated January/February 2019

To turn a can of chickpeas into a crunchy, salty snack, start with a burst of heat.

SERVES 6 (Makes about 1⅔ cups)

TIME 1½ hours, plus 30 minutes cooling

Barbecue-Spiced Roasted Chickpeas

WHY THIS RECIPE WORKS

Our spiced roasted chickpeas have a crisp, airy texture that we achieve by first zapping the chickpeas in the microwave for about 10 minutes to burst them open at the seams so they release interior moisture. We then coat them with a small a...

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