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5 from 12 votes

Vegan Sticky Sesame Chickpea

This Sticky Sesame Chickpea Recipe so easy, delisious and packaged with plant-protein, all these sesame chickpeas are a vegan chickpea recipe that's a fast and tasty dinner the entire family will love it. It is prepared in only 15 minutes and is good to eat-prep for the week.
Prep Time5 mins
Cook Time10 mins
Total Time15 mins
Course: Dinner
Cuisine: American
Servings: 4
Calories: 321kcal
Author: Kayla


  • tbsp toasted sesame-oil
  • 2 cans chickpeas
  • 2 tsp rice-vinegar
  • cup tamari or soy-sauce
  • 3 tbsp maple-syrup
  • 4 tbsp vegetable-broth or water divided
  • 3 cloves garlic
  • tsp ground-ginger
  • 1 tbsp avocado-oil or olive-oil
  • 1 tbsp arrowroot-powder


  • Drain and rinse chickpeas and put aside. Then mince the garlic and then add into a saute pan using the olive or avocado oil.
  • Saute for a couple of minutes or till the garlic is extremely fragrant. Then in a small-bowl blend the arrowroot-powder and 2 tablespoons of the vegetable-broth and blend till no clumps stay. Put aside.
  • To the saute pan with garlic, add the tamari, toasted sesame-oil, maple-syrup, rice-vinegar, ginger and also the extra 2 tablespoon of vegetable-broth. Whisk together.
  • Add in the arrowroot mixture and stir. When bubbles begin to form, add the chickpeas & stir till they are nicely coated.
  • Cook on low-heat till the sauce becomes thick and sticky about 5minutes. stirring occasionally.
  • Remove from the heat and let sit to allow the chickpeas to absorb all the taste.
  • Serve and enjoy with steamed rice, quinoa or broccoli.