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The Best Extra Crispy Fried Pickles Recipe

Deep fried dill pickles are a perfect appetizer for just about any occasion, and now you can make them from your own kitchen with just a few simple ingredients. 
Course Appetizer
Cuisine American
Keyword fried pickles
Prep Time 15 minutes
Cook Time 10 minutes
Total Time 25 minutes
Servings 12 servings
Calories 85kcal


For the Fried Pickles

  • 1/2 Jar of Hamburger Style Dill Pickles
  • 1/2 Cup of Flour
  • 1 Tablespoon of Baking Powder
  • Salt to taste
  • 1 Teaspoon of paprika
  • 1 Egg
  • 3/4 Cup of Milk
  • 1 Teaspoon of ground pepper
  • 1/2 - 1 Cup of Bread Crumbs
  • Oil for Frying

For the Chipotle-Dill Crema

  • 1/2 Cup of Plain Greek Yogurt
  • 1/3 Cup of Mayonnaise
  • 1/3 CUp of Buttermilk
  • 1-2 Chipotle Peppers in Adobo sauce less or more depending on how spicy you want it.
  • 1 Clove of Garlic
  • Salt Pepper, and Paprika (to taste)
  • Fresh Dill chopped (to taste)


For the Fried Pickles

  • Drain the liquid out of the jar of pickles and strain in a colander for about 15 minutes until no liquid remains.
  • Combine the flour, baking powder, salt, pepper and paprika in a medium sized bowl.
  • Coat each pickle in the above mixture and set aside.
  • Combine the remaining flour-mixture with the milk, egg, and a pinch of salt and mix well until no lumps remain.
  • Coat each pickle in the above batter and shake away the excess.
  • Coat each pickle in breadcrumbs.
  • Fry the pickles in a fryer or a pot with hot oil.

For the Chipotle-Dill Crema

  • Combine all of the ingredients in a blender and blend to a smooth consistency.
  • Serve with the hot fried pickles and enjoy!


Serving: 4Pickles | Calories: 85kcal | Carbohydrates: 6g | Protein: 2g | Fat: 5g | Saturated Fat: 1g | Cholesterol: 18mg | Sodium: 86mg | Potassium: 156mg | Sugar: 1g | Vitamin A: 150IU | Vitamin C: 0.2mg | Calcium: 80mg | Iron: 0.5mg