Stupid-Easy Recipe for Fried Pickles (#1 Top-Rated)


These vinegary, salty, crispy treats are irresistible next to a cold beer as an appetizer dunked in your favorite sauce or dressing, or set on top of a pulled pork sandwich. Make them at the last minute and serve immediately to preserve their crunch.

Satisfy your sweet tooth with this easy-to-make recipe for Fried Pickles.

1. Info for Fried Pickles

  • Cook Time: 35 Min
  • Total Time: 35 Min
  • Servings: 8

2. Ingredients for Fried Pickles

  • vegetable oil
  • buttermilk
  • dill pickle slices
  • cornmeal
  • flour
  • garlic powder
  • cajun remoulade

3. Directions:

  1. Heat 1 1/4 to 1 ½ inches oil in a Dutch oven or deep skillet over medium-high heat to 350°F, using a deep-frying thermometer.
  2. Meanwhile, in a shallow bowl, stir buttermilk and pickles to coat. In a separate shallow bowl, stir together cornmeal, flour, and garlic powder.
  3. Working with about one-quarter of the pickles at a time, lift out pickles from buttermilk using a slotted spoon or spider and letting buttermilk drain off, and transfer to cornmeal mixture. Toss until evenly coated.
  4. Carefully add one-quarter of pickles to hot oil, using slotted spoon, and fry until golden brown, moving them apart from each other if needed for even cooking, 1-2 minutes. Transfer pickles to paper towels to drain. Repeat to cook remaining pickles. Serve fried pickles with remoulade sauce for dipping.

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