Sweet & Sour Glazed Chickpeas with Mango Salsa

Sweet and sour glazed chickpeas topped with fresh mango salsa. Top this recipe over brown rice or spice it up by serving them as tacos.

sweet and sour glazed chickpeas with mango salsa

Listen up. This recipe will leave you feeling refreshed and satisfied after a long summer’s day. It is perfect for the heat and will satisfy your tastebuds with all the right flavors.

This recipe is extremely easy and quick to prepare and contains simple, easy-to-find ingredients.

If you’re looking for more simple and refreshing summer recipes, I suggest checking these out on the blog:

Fresh Spring Rolls with Crispy Tofu

Cajun-Spiced Cauliflower Tacos

Roasted Vegetable Penne Pasta

Vegan Fish Tacos with Herbed Cashew Crema

sweet and sour glazed chickpeas with mango salsa

Why You’ll Love These Sweet and Sour Glazed Chickpeas with Mango Salsa:

It’s simple, easy, and quick. This recipe requires minimal prep and is ready in less than 30 minutes. Additionally, the ingredients are simple and easy-to-find saving you from a whole lot of fuss at the grocery store.

Refreshing and satisfying. Talk about a perfect summer meal. This recipe screams outdoor picnics and BBQs. The savory glazed chickpeas paired with the fresh mango salsa make for an ideal sunny day dish.

High-protein and vegan. This dish is 100% plant-based and gluten-free. To increase the satiety of the meal, I suggest adding a fat component, such as sliced fresh avocado or some chopped, toasted cashews.

sweet and sour glazed chickpeas with mango salsa

How to Make Sweet and Sour Glazed Chickpeas with Mango Salsa:

This is a simple, fuss-free recipe.

  1. In a small saucepan over medium heat, whisk together tamari, maple syrup, sesame oil, cumin, garlic, lime juice, and corn starch slurry. Bring to a simmer, then cook for 5-6 minutes until slightly thickened. It is done when the sauce coats the back of a spoon. Add in rinsed and drained chickpeas. Cook for an additional 3 min. until chickpeas are heated through. Take off the heat.
  2. To prepare the mango salsa, combine all salsa ingredients in a bowl. Season with salt and pepper as desired.
  3. Serve chickpeas over brown rice and top with mango salsa. Garnish with a lime wedge and flaky sea salt.
sweet and sour glazed chickpeas with mango salsa
sweet and sour glazed chickpeas with mango salsa

These Sweet and Sour Glazed Chickpeas with Mango Salsa are…

  • Simply, easy, and quick.
  • Refreshing and satisfying.
  • High-protein and vegan.
  • Oh so delicious!

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Sweet & Sour Glazed Chickpeas with Mango Salsa
Prep Time
10 mins
Cook Time
10 mins
Total Time
20 mins
 

Sweet and sour glazed chickpeas topped with fresh mango salsa. Top this recipe over brown rice or spice it up by serving them as tacos.

Course: Main Course
Keyword: mango salsa, plant-based, sweet and sour glazed chickpeas, vegan dinner recipe
Servings: 4 servings
Author: Taavi Moore
Ingredients
Sweet & Sour Glazed Chickpeas
  • ¼ cup tamari (or low-sodium soy sauce)
  • 3 tbsp maple syrup (or honey)
  • 1 tsp sesame oil
  • 1 tsp ground cumin
  • 1 tsp minced garlic
  • Juice from ½ lime
  • Corn starch slurry (½ tsp corn starch whisked into 1 tsp water)
  • 1-15 oz. can chickpeas, rinsed and drained
Mango Salsa
  • 1 mango, diced
  • ¼ cup diced, red onion
  • ¼ cup roughly chopped, cilantro
  • Juice from ½ lime
  • ½ tsp salt (or to taste)
  • ¼ tsp pepper
Instructions
  1. In a small saucepan over medium heat, whisk together tamari, maple syrup, sesame oil, cumin, garlic, lime juice, and corn starch slurry. Bring to a simmer, then cook for 5-6 minutes until slightly thickened. It is done when the sauce coats the back of a spoon. Add in rinsed and drained chickpeas. Cook for an additional 3 min. until chickpeas are heated through. Take off the heat. 

  2. To prepare the mango salsa, combine all salsa ingredients in a bowl. Season with salt and pepper as desired.

  3. Serve chickpeas over brown rice and top with mango salsa. Garnish with a lime wedge and flaky sea salt

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4 Comments

  1. August 30, 2019 / 6:08 pm

    Hi! I just saw your video on SPU’s Facebook page. I’m a blogger and former SPU student as well! I’m also mostly vegan so I was so excited to check out your blog! 🙂 Can’t wait to poke around and make some recipes! – Amanda

    • healthienut
      Author
      August 31, 2019 / 12:39 am

      Awh I love that!! Thank you so much!! Love SPU 🙂 let me know how those recipes turn out!! Much love.

  2. shipleye
    October 8, 2019 / 3:27 pm

    I will be substituting a peach for the mango since a family member is allergic to mangoes.

  3. shipleye
    November 13, 2019 / 3:58 pm

    I made this last night and sub. peaches for the mango. I would cut down on the tamari by half the next time since it was too salty.

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