Spicy Chicken & Chickpeas

Spicy Chicken & Chickpeas

Mar 19, 2024 · Chef Julian
Mar 19, 2024Chef Julian

Spicy Chicken & Chickpeas

Essential Sports Nutrition Ingredients:

  • 1 tbsp. olive oil
  • 1 lb. (450g) chicken breast, chopped
  • 1 tsp. chili flakes
  • 1 cup (170g) chickpeas, drained
  • 2 garlic cloves, minced
  • 1 tbsp. lemon juice
  • 2 green onions (spring onions), sliced
  • 2 tbsp. chopped parsley
  • Salt & pepper to taste

Essential Sports Nutrition What you need to do: 

  1. Heat the olive oil in a non-stick skillet or frying pan over medium-high heat. Season the chicken with salt, pepper, and chili flakes. Cook in the pan for 5-6 minutes until the chicken is cooked through and golden brown.
  2. Add in the chickpeas, minced garlic, and sliced green onions, and continue cooking for another 3-4 minutes, allowing the flavors to meld together beautifully.
  3. Take the pan off the heat, drizzle with the zesty lemon juice, and sprinkle with freshly chopped parsley to serve.








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In just a few simple steps, you've created a dish that's bursting with bold flavors and wholesome ingredients. Each bite of tender chicken, spiced chickpeas, and aromatic garlic is a journey to culinary paradise. Whether you're cooking for a cozy dinner at home or impressing guests at a gathering, this spicy chicken & chickpeas recipe is sure to be a hit.


With its fiery kick and satisfying texture, our spicy chicken & chickpeas recipe is a testament to the joy of cooking. So go ahead, gather your ingredients, and let the magic happen in your kitchen. Whether you're a seasoned chef or a beginner in the culinary world, this dish is guaranteed to ignite your passion for flavor and leave you craving more. Get ready to spice up your life with every delectable bite!


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Chef Julian, a celebrated chef from the Northeast, is renowned for his healthy recipes, including creative smoothies and low-calorie versions of popular dishes. He trained at the Culinary Institute of Vermont and enjoys taking his family on ski trips during the winter months.