Honey Sesame Chickpeas

Course: Entrees
Difficulty: Easy
Pulse Type: Chickpeas
Specialty Diet: Gluten Free, Vegan, Vegetarian
Prep Time: 5 minutes
Cook Time: 10 minutes
Total Time: 15 minutes
Servings: 2 servings


  • 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


  1. 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.
  2. 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.
  3. Serve honey sesame chickpeas over cooked rice and serve immediately.
  4. Garnish with sesame seeds and sliced scallions (optional).