Fried Pickles - An Air Fryer Recipe
Recipe type: Appetizer
Cuisine: Appetizer
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Serves: 45
These fried pickles are absolutely delicious and are the perfect appetizers for parties or enjoying during game day.
  • 4 Whole Dill Pickles
  • 3 Tablespoons Corn Starch
  • ½ Cup Flour
  • ¼ teaspoon baking powder
  • 5 Tablespoons beer (dark beer works best)
  • ½ teaspoon garlic powder
  • Pinch Salt
  • 2-3 Tablespoons water
  • ½ Cup Breadcrumbs
  • 1 teaspoon Turmeric
  • 1 teaspoon cayenne pepper
  • 1 teaspoon ground ginger
  1. Cut the whole pickles into ¼-1/2 inch rounds
  2. Place in a single layer on a paper towel to dry (about 10 minutes)
  3. Flip if necessary, or put another paper towel on top
  1. Whisk together all the batter ingredients other than the water into a bowl
  2. Gradually whisk in the water until it forms a consistency similar to pancake batter
  1. On a plate, mix together the breadcrumbs and spices with a fork. Spread them out on the pate in a thin layer
Fried Pickles
  1. Pour the cornstarch onto a small plate
  2. Coat each individual pickle in cornstarch
  3. Coat each pickle into the batter and then in the crust.
  4. Lay the pickles in a single layer in the air fryer (I was generally able to get about 20 per batch)
  5. Bake at 375 degrees for 8 minutes or until golden brown and crispy, flipping halfway through.
  6. Repeat with additional pickles.
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