Wednesday, January 14, 2009

Teriyaki Chickpeas and Rice (Vegan, Gluten free, Nut and Peanut Free, Quick and Simple and Cheap)

I got my inperation for this recipe from The Happy Herbivore . She has some awsome recipes and I strongly suggest that you check her out.

I started this recipe by making one cup of rice with 2 1/4 cups of water, and letting simmer for about 20 minutes until all the water was absorbed and the rice was tender and ready.

While that was happening I mixed up a marinade of

1/4 cup soy sauce

1/4 cup sugar

1 tsp ginger

1 tsp garlic powder

1 tsp red pepper flakes

1/4 cup water

I then soaked a can of drained chickpeas in this marinade while the rice cooked, and then while the rice cooled a little, I simmered these chickpeas in thier marinade over a low flame, and then combined the rice and the chickpeas and thier marinade for a delish dinner!


biz319 said...

Was the protein in the chickpeas very filling? Just wondering!

Sister Cooks said...

I found it filling - it is a complete protein when combined with the rice...

Alisa said...

ooh, yum some of my favorite flavors! I do a similar mix often, but lighter on the sugar just do to taste preference.

FoodAllergyMom said...

Oh what a great idea! I do teriyaki edemame for my 13 yr old vegetarian (she loves sweet!) and I'm always trying to find a way to get her to eat chickpeas. said...

awww!!! thanks!!!