07/24/2013 07:39 am ET

Recipe Of The Day: Fried Chickpeas

Sarah Schatz

Forget serving peanuts with your evening cocktail, fried chickpeas are what you should be snacking on. Not only are they easy to make, but they're healthy too -- and just as easy to snack on as nuts. They also make a great accompaniment to your happy-hour libation.

This fried chickpea recipe has a smoky flavor thanks to the addition of paprika. The lemon zest and thyme brighten up their flavor. And they come together in just 15 minutes. We're warning you though, these chickpeas are highly addictive. Expect to snack on them for many months to come.

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