Recipe courtesy of Jesse Kimball
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Total:
30 min
Active:
30 min
Yield:
5 servings
Level:
Intermediate
Total:
30 min
Active:
30 min
Yield:
5 servings
Level:
Intermediate

Ingredients

Dip:
Beer-Battered Pickles:

Directions

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For the dip: Combine the buttermilk, mustard, egg yolk, horseradish and lemon juice in a food processor and process until the mixture forms a wet puree; add a few drops of water if needed. Drizzle in the oil until an emulsion is formed. Season with 1/2 teaspoon salt and a pinch of white pepper. Taste and add more lemon juice as needed. Chill until ready to serve. 

For the beer-battered pickles: Heat the oil to 375 degrees in a deep-fryer or Dutch oven. 

Whisk together the flour, sugar, baking powder, baking soda, cayenne, 1/2 teaspoon salt and a pinch of pepper. In a separate bowl, whisk together the beer and buttermilk. Stir the wet mixture into the dry mixture. 

Pat the pickle spears dry with a paper towel, dust with a little flour and coat with the beer batter. Carefully drop the pickles into the hot oil and cook until golden brown, about 2 minutes. Season with salt and pepper. Serve with the dip.

This recipe was provided by a chef, restaurant or culinary professional. It has not been tested for home use.

Consumption of raw or undercooked eggs, shellfish and meat may increase the risk of foodborne illness.

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