Sriracha Spiced Nut Mix Recipe


  • Prep Time10 mins
  • Total Time1 hr 5 mins
  • Makes4 cups
Sriracha Spiced Nut Mix Recipe

(Photo: Erik Putz)

Chatelaine Triple Tested

A spicy nut mix for anyone that likes a little heat in every bite. 


  • 540-mL can chickpeas, drained and rinsed

  • 2 tsp canola oil

  • 1 cup natural almonds

  • 1 cup salted peanuts or cashews

  • 1/4 cup sriracha

  • 3 tbsp agave or honey

  • 2 tbsp sesame seeds

  • 1/4 tsp salt


  • PREHEAT oven to 400F, then line a baking sheet with parchment. Dry chickpeas well with a kitchen towel. Stir chickpeas with oil on prepared sheet until coated. Roast until dry and slightly crunchy, stirring halfway, about 40 min.

  • STIR almonds, peanuts, sriracha, agave, sesame seeds and salt in a bowl. Stir in chickpeas. Spread evenly on sheet and roast, stirring occasionally, until dark golden and toasted, 12 to 15 min. Chickpeas will crisp as they cool.

Nutrition (per ¼ cup)

Calories 40, Protein 2g, Carbohydrates 3g, Fat 3g, Fibre 1g, Sodium 40mg.

Kitchen Tip: Let chickpeas dry overnight on a baking sheet at room temperature before baking for the crispiest results.

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