Sticky Sesame Chickpeas

Sticky Sesame Chickpeas

Sticky Sesame Chickpeas

Sticky sesame chickpea is an epic 15 minutes easy chickpeas recipe with delicious 5 ingredients sticky sesame sauce!”

Everyone needs a go-to meal they can make with a can of chickpeas. This pantry-meal has a maple-sweetened garlic and ginger sauce you’ll want to put on everything. We love serving this with rice for a quick meal.

Recipe
2 28 ounce cans chickpeas, rinsed
6 cloves minced garlic
1/ 2 tablespoons chopped ginger
3 tablespoons olive oil
2 tablespoons rice vinegar
2 tablespoons toasted sesame oil
6 tablespoons vegetable broth
1/ 2 cup soy sauce or tamari
1 1/ 2 tablespoon cornstarch or arrowroot powder
3 tablepoons honey or maple syrup
METHOD
STEP 1
Start with cleaning the can chickpeas, drain, and rinse the chickpeas until no bubble remains, and set it aside.

STEP 2
Heat a saucepan over low to medium heat and add olive oil. And add minced garlic, and ginger, saute for a few minutes or until fragrant.

STEP 3
Take a small bowl and mix cornstarch or arrowroot powder and 2 tbsp water or vegetable broth and mix properly until no lumps remain.

STEP 4
Now add soy sauce and sesame oil to the saucepan with the garlic, maple syrup or honey, rice vinegar, and add 3 tablespoons of vegetable broth and whisk everything together.

STEP 5
Stir the arrowroot mixture into the saucepan and combine everything together. Simmer the sauce over a low flame and when the bubble starts to form, add the drained chickpeas and stir until they are properly coated.

STEP 6
Cook the sticky sesame sauce and chickpeas on low heat until the sauce becomes to thicken up a bit for about 5 to 8 minutes. Stir the mixture. Now, turn off the heat and let the chickpeas sit in the sticky sesame sauce to allow the chickpeas to soak up all the flavor.