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Chickpea vegetable stir fry on a plate with rice. Gold forks on the side.

15-Minute Peanut Chickpea Stir Fry

  • Author: Caitlin Rule
  • Prep Time: 5 minutes
  • Cook Time: 10 minutes
  • Total Time: 15 minutes
  • Yield: 2-4 serves 1x
  • Category: Dinner, meal prep
  • Method: Stir fry
  • Cuisine: American


The ultimate 15-minute chickpea stir fry with a delicious peanut butter sauce and all the veggies. One of the easiest vegan dinner recipes to whip up with minimal ingredients!


  • 3 tablespoons crunchy or smooth natural peanut butter*
  • 2 tablespoons fresh lime juice
  • 2 tablespoons hoisin sauce
  • ½ tablespoon grated ginger (or 1/2 teaspoon ground ginger)
  • 1/31/2 cup water, to thin
  • 1/2 tablespoon sesame oil
  • ½ red capsicum (bell pepper), diced
  • ½ yellow capsicum (bell pepper)
  • 4 spring onions, sliced
  • 1 head broccoli, cut into florets
  • 1 can chickpeas, rinsed well
  • Sesame seeds


  1. Make the stir fry sauce by whisking the peanut butter, hosin sauce, ginger, lime juice and water together in a small bowl and set aside.
  2. Add all the veggies to a pan with a little sesame oil and sauté for about 5 minutes or until the broccoli is almost cooked. Add in the chickpeas and sauce, and stir together.
  3. Cook for 3-4 minutes on low heat then remove from heat and sprinkle with sesame seeds.
  4. Serve and enjoy!


Can sub peanut butter for almond, cashew, tahini or sunflower seed butter.

Keywords: chickpea stir fry, vegan, peanut sauce