Course Entrees
Difficulty Easy
Pulse Type Chickpeas
Specialty Diet Gluten Free, Vegan, Vegetarian
Recipe Contributed By Delish Knowledge

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Honey Sesame Chickpeas

Prep Time 5 minutes
Cook Time 10 minutes


  • 1 small onion, finely diced
  • 2 cloves garlic, minced
  • 1/2 cup honey
  • 1/3 cup soy sauce
  • 2 tbsp sesame oil, toasted
  • 1 tbsp rice wine vinegar
  • 2 tbsp vegetable oil
  • 1/4 cup water
  • 1/4 tsp red pepper flakes, crushed
  • 1 tsp ginger, fresh; grated
  • 1 can chickpeas
  • 1 1/2 cups chickpeas, dried; cooked, drained and rinsed
  • rice, cooked, for serving


  • Place the finely diced onion, minced garlic, honey, soy sauce, sesame oil, vinegar, vegetable oil, water, red pepper flakes and ginger in a medium saucepan. Bring to a boil, then reduce to a simmer and cook for 5-10 minutes until slightly thick.
  • Add the chickpeas and bring back to a boil. Reduce heat again to medium low and simmer for 10 minutes until chickpeas are coated and sauce is thick.
  • Serve honey sesame chickpeas over cooked rice and serve immediately.
  • Garnish with sesame seeds and sliced scallions (optional).