Fried Dill Pickles

Total Time:
25 min
Prep:
15 min
Cook:
10 min

Yield:
3 to 5 servings
Level:
Easy

Ingredients
  • Peanut oil, for frying
  • 1 cup milk
  • 1 egg
  • Pinch cayenne
  • Splash pickle juice
  • 1 cup cornmeal
  • 1 cup all-purpose flour
  • 1/2 teaspoon smoked paprika
  • 1 teaspoon salt, plus more for seasoning
  • 1/2 teaspoon freshly ground black pepper
  • 2 teaspoons finely chopped dill
  • 1 jar whole dill pickles, sliced into spears
Directions
Watch how to make this recipe.
  • Preheat your deep-fryer to 375 degrees F.

  • Into an 8 by 8-inch casserole dish, beat together milk, egg, cayenne, and a splash of the pickle juice.

  • Combine the cornmeal, flour, paprika, salt, pepper, and dill into another baking dish.

  • Thoroughly dry the pickles with paper towels. Dredge first through the wet, then the dry ingredients. Gently place pickles into the deep-fryer in batches and fry until golden brown, about 1 1/2 to 2 minutes. Remove to a paper towel lined sheet tray and immediately season with salt.


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