When you want a crispy and satisfying healthy snack, try these Air Fryer Chickpeas. This ranch-flavored tasty treat is gluten-free and vegan, and can be made in less than 30 minutes.

air fryer crispy chickpeas pouring out of a jar

Whether you’re looking for a healthy snack for kids as they go back to school, or you just need something quick and tasty for yourself, you’ve got to try these Air Fryer Chickpeas.

I also like to include them as part of my Vegan Charcuterie Board when hosting a party.

In just 30 minutes, you can transform a simple can of chickpeas into a crunchy and flavorful snack that is full of ranch flavor. Don’t worry, we won’t tell if you want the entire batch for yourself!

labeled photo with ingredients for air fryer roasted chickpeas

Recipe Steps

Step One

Open up a 15-ounce can of chickpeas (also called garbanzo beans). Pour the beans into a fine-mesh colander and rinse them well.

rinsed chickpeas on a towel

Step Two

Pour the rinsed chickpeas onto a dry towel and pat them dry. Then, transfer the chickpeas to a mixing bowl.

Grab your spices, salt, and dried herbs to make your ranch-flavored mixture (see the ingredient card at the end of this post for the exact ingredients and measurements).

herb and spice mixture for ranch flavored roasted chickpeas

Step Three

This is when the fun part happens! Pour the spices, dried herbs, and salt over your chickpeas and toss to combine.

chickpeas with spices in a bowl

Step Four

Transfer the chickpeas to your air fryer basket and cook them for 18 minutes at 390 degrees.

roasted chickpeas in the basket of an air fryer

Recipe Tips & Substitutions

  • Chickpeas are also called garbanzo beans.
  • You can cook your own chickpeas from scratch in the Instant Pot. Here’s a great recipe for Instant Pot Chickpeas.
  • Feel free to get creative with your seasonings. If you’re out of one of the seasonings or herbs, just add more of another.
  • If you want to bake these in a regular oven, roast them for 45 minutes at 400 degrees F.

Recipe FAQs

Can this recipe be made with other flavorings?

Yes! You can use whatever blend of herbs and spices you like.

Can roasted chickpeas be made in the oven?

Yes! I have a recipe for oven-baked Garlic Roasted Chickpeas you might like. Or, you can use this recipe. Just bake them for 45 minutes at 400 degrees.

clear glass jar filled with crispy ranch roasted chickpeas

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jar of ranch roasted chickpeas

Air Fryer Chickpeas (Ranch Flavor)

When you want a crispy and satisfying healthy snack, try these Air Fryer Roasted Chickpeas. This ranch-flavored tasty treat is gluten-free and vegan, and can be made in 20 minutes.

  • Total Time: 28 minutes
  • Yield: 4 1x


Units Scale
  • 1 15ounce can chickpeas (also called garbanzo beans)
  • 1 teaspoon olive oil
  • 1/2 teaspoon dried thyme
  • 1/2 teaspoon dried parsley
  • 1/2 teaspoon dried dill
  • 1/2 teaspoon onion powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon garlic powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon sea salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon ground black pepper


  1. Open up the can of chickpeas and pour them in a fine mesh strainer. Rinse and drain them well.
  2. Pour the rinsed chickpeas onto a clean towel and pat them dry. 
  3. In a medium mixing bowl, combine the chickpeas, olive oil, dried thyme, dried parsley, dried dill, onion powder, garlic powder, sea salt, and pepper. Toss to combine.
  4. Transfer the chickpeas to the basket of your air fryer. Cook at 390 degrees F for 18 minutes, or until the chickpeas are crispy and slightly browned. 
  5. Serve warm or at room temperature.


  1. If you don’t have all the ingredients, just leave it out and use more of another.
  2. This recipe is best served the day you make it. But, you can store any leftover roasted chickpeas in an air-tight container at room temperature for up to 1-2 days.
  3. You can bake these in a regular oven, if you prefer. You’ll need to roast them for 45 minutes at 400 degrees F. 

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