Slow Cooker Sweet and Spicy Chickpeas are healthy, Asian inspired meatless meal that can be made with items already in your pantry.
Slow Cooker Sweet and Spicy Chickpeas will soon be your favorite meatless meal made with a quick homemade, addictive sweet and spicy Asian sauce.
For a long time I have been a huge fan of anything sweet and spicy. I love the combination and it is especially delicious in Asian inspired meals like this Sweet and Spicy Chickpeas. It uses a quick homemade sauce made with soy sauce, brown sugar, Asian garlic chili paste, and ginger. It's a Korean style sauce that I use for stir-fries and marinade all the time. The chickpeas are cooked in this mixture in the slow cooker so that they are fully infused with the flavor of the sauce. Served with rice and some quickly cooked veggies and its a meal you will make over and over again.
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Slow Cooker Sweet and Spicy Chickpeas
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- 36 oz. canned chickpeas, drained and rinsed
- 1/2 U onion, sliced thin
- 1/3 cup low sodium soy sauce (GF if needed)
- 1/4 cup brown sugar (or honey or agave)
- 1/4 cup Asian garlic chili paste
- 1/4 cup vegetable broth
- 2 U garlic cloves, minced
- 1 tbsp. ginger, minced
- Stir together the soy sauce, brown sugar, Asian chili paste, vegetable broth, garlic, and ginger.
- Add the chickpeas and onion to the slow cooker. Pour in the sauce and stir. Cook on low for 4 hours.
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.
The Nutritional Values provided are estimates only and may vary based on the preparation method.
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