Wednesday, April 30, 2014

Crispy chickpea nuggets

Are you ready to be blown away?! These Crispy chickpea nuggets would totally fool any carnivore. Juicy, and tender in the inside with a cheezy crunchy crust. YUMMO!

             Crispy Chickpea Nuggets. 

Crispy Chickpea Nuggets; Vegan, Gluten- Free. Serves one (makes 6 nuggets). 

1. 3/4 cup canned chickpeas, drained and rinsed
2. 1/8 tsp poultry seasoning
3. 4 T brown rice bread crumbs 
4. 1 T nutritional yeast
5. 1/4 tsp poultry seasoning

1. Process your chickpeas in a mini food processor with 1/8 tsp seasoning until crumbly. DO NOT ADD WATER!
2. Transfer chickpea crumbles to a bowl. 
3. In separate bowl, whisk together bread crumbs, nutritional yeast, and 1/4 tsp seasoning. 
4. In a third separate bowl, place about 1/2 cup of water or enough to cover nuggets if submerged. 
5. Scoop approximately one tablespoon of chickpea crumbles into your hands and roll into a ball. Flatten and dip into water. Roll in crust mixture and place on a parchment lined baking sheet. Repeat to make 6 nuggets total. 
6. Bake uncovered at 350 F for 20 minutes. Flip, and bake 10 more minutes. Let cool before serving. 


  1. Hi there! These sound really delicious! Don't you just love the chickpea? I was wondering what "brown rice bread crumbs" are? Where do I find them? Thanks! I hope to try these soon! :D

    1. Brown rice breadcrumbs are simply that--breadcrumbs made I brown rice instead of wheat bread. Any breadcrumbs will work. I just used brown rice because that's what I had on hand. I got them at whole foods!

    2. Oh! That sounds awesome! Might I ask, what bread that is? I've been searching for a good oil-free sugar-free vegan and gluten-free bread. Not easy as I'm sure you understand!