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Fried Pickles

Fried Pickles are an easy appetizer to make and it does seem that a lot of people love them. Who doesn’t love enjoying them during game day?

Fried Pickles

To help save time I prep my pickles ahead of time by coating in the batter and placing on a baking sheet, making sure for them not to touch. Then I place the pickles in the freezer until I am ready to fry them. If you have never given this shortcut method a try you are missing out.

Fried Pickles

Be sure to check out our Tailgating Recipes Roundup that has an abundance of recipes great for watching football! I often think of fried pickles as something I can only get when I am eating out. That is why I thought why not make these for our next game day! I am so glad I did because my family went wild for them. They are truly the perfect party food.

Fried Pickles

Fried Pickles are an easy appetizer to make and it does seem that a lot of people love them. Who doesn't love enjoying them during game day?
Print Recipe
Prep Time:20 minutes
Cook Time:15 minutes
Total Time:35 minutes


  • 1/2 cup buttermilk
  • 1/4 tsp salt and black pepper - to taste
  • 1 16 oz. jar dill pickle slices
  • 1/2 cup all-purpose flour
  • 1 1/2 cups fine cornmeal
  • 1 teaspoon seafood seasoning
  • 1/4 teaspoon Cajun seasoning
  • 1 quart oil for frying
  • 1/2 teaspoon Cajun seasoning
  • 1 bottle buttermilk ranch dressing for dipping


  • Cover a plate with parchment paper or wax paper.
  • In a shallow dish, combine buttermilk, salt, and pepper.
  • Place pickles in mixture and set aside.
  • Pour the flour, cornmeal, seafood seasoning, and 1/4 teaspoon Cajun seasoning into a large, resealable plastic bag; shake to mix well.
  • Add pickles a few at a time and tumble gently to coat evenly with the flour mixture.
  • Remove and place on prepared plate.
  • Heat oil to 365 degrees F (180 degrees C) in deep-fryer or heavy deep skillet.
  • Fry pickles in several batches until golden brown and slightly crisp on the outside with a moist interior, 1 to 2 minutes.
  • Drain on paper towels.
  • In a small bowl, combine buttermilk ranch dressing with 1/2 teaspoon Cajun seasoning; blend. Serve as a dipping sauce for warm pickles.
Servings: 10 people
Author: All Recipes
Cost: $6

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