Apr 8, 2024, 9:11 PM IST

Fried Pickles Recipe

Kelly Robinson

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1. Preheat the oil  

Pour vegetable oil into a deep fryer or a heavy-bottomed pot. Heat the oil to 350°F (175°C). Make sure you have enough oil to fully submerge the pickles. 

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2. Prepare the pickles 

Drain the dill pickles from the jar and pat them dry with paper towels. This will help the batter stick better to the pickles. 

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3. Prepare the batter 

In three separate shallow bowls, place the flour in one, buttermilk in another, and breadcrumbs mixed with paprika, garlic powder, and onion powder in the third bowl. 

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4. Coat the pickles 

Take each pickle and dip it first in the flour, then into the buttermilk, and finally coat it with the seasoned breadcrumbs. Make sure each pickle is evenly coated at each stage. 

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5. Fry the pickles 

Carefully place the coated pickles into the hot oil using tongs. Fry them in batches to avoid overcrowding the fryer. Fry the pickles for about 2-3 minutes, or until they are golden brown and crispy. 

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6. Drain the pickles 

Once the pickles are fried to your desired level of crispiness, remove them from the oil using a slotted spoon or tongs. Place them on a plate lined with paper towels to drain off any excess oil. 

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7. Season  

While the pickles are still hot, you can sprinkle them with a bit of salt or additional seasoning if desired. 

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8. Serve 

Serve the fried pickles hot with your favorite dipping sauce, such as ranch dressing or spicy mayo. Enjoy! 

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