Fried Pickles – National Pickle Day

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Fried Pickles – I tried this southern favorite for the first time and fell in love with the snack.  After some experimentation, I came up with this really good recipe – that was eaten really fast!  I’ll be doubling it next time!  So in honor of National Pickle Appreciate day….

fried-pickles

How to Do it:


Beat the egg with 1 Tablespoon of water.

Mix the spices, ¼ cup flour and cornmeal well.

Slice the pickles into thick slices.  Dust with the 2 Tablespoons of flour.

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Dip into the egg mixture, then coat with the seasoned flour.

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Carefully place each slice into the fryer basket without over crowding.

Plain old “vegetable oil” is the best for deep frying – neutral flavor and inexpensive!

Fry each slice until golden brown.

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To make the dip, mix the ranch with the horseradish.

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Makes enough appetizers for four people.

Fried Pickles

Fried Pickles - I tried this southern favorite for the first time and fell in love with the snack.  After some experimentation, I came up with this really good recipe - that was eaten really fast!  I'll be doubling it next time!

Course: Appetizer, Snack
Cuisine: American, Arkansas, snack
Keyword: battered, deep fried, dill pickle, pickle
Servings: 4 people
Author: HelenFern
Ingredients
  • 3 large dill pickles
  • 1/4 cup, plus 2 Tablespoon flour
  • 1/8 teaspoon cayenne pepper
  • 1/4 teaspoon lemon pepper
  • 1/4 teaspoon garlic powder
  • 1/8 teaspoon ground, black pepper
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1 Tablespoon cornmeal
  • 1 large egg
  • 1 Tablespoon water
  • 1/4 cup ranch dressing
  • 1 Tablespoon prepared horseradish
  • canola oil for frying
Instructions
  1. Beat the egg with 1 Tablespoon of water.

  2. Mix the spices, ¼ cup flour and cornmeal well.

  3. Slice the pickles into thick slices.  Dust with the 2 Tablespoons of flour.

  4. Dip into the egg mixture, then coat with the seasoned flour.

  5. Carefully place pickles into the fryer basket, being careful not to crowd.

  6. Fry each slice until golden brown.

  7. To make the dip, mix the ranch with the horseradish.

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10 Responses to Fried Pickles – National Pickle Day

  1. Becky says:

    Thank you for sharing this yummy recipe!

  2. Audrey says:

    The combination just sounds odd to me, but I suppose I shouldn’t knock until I try it, right? Thanks for partying with us on Creative K Kids Tasty Tuesdays.

    • HelenFern says:

      I’ve seen these on TV and I thought – fried pickles??? We went to a pub a few weeks ago and it was on the menu so we tried it and loved it. I immediately came home and played with different coatings and dips – and this is what I ended up with – and we loved them too!! (So did my 19 year old grandson who just about ate them all!! )

  3. These look SO good! Thank you for sharing with us at the To Grandma’s house we go link party! Hope to see you tomorrow when the next party starts!

  4. I could feel my mouth watering right now! 😀 These sound really good. I will try this one day! 😀 Thanks for sharing, Helen!

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