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A deep fried pickle is dipped into a sauce.
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Easy Homemade Fried Pickles

​​These Easy Homemade Fried Pickles are a delicious snack or appetizer idea! Perfectly crispy on the outside and zesty and juicy on the inside. Whip up a batch of these deep fried pickles for your next game day party or family get-together.
Prep Time10 mins
Cook Time10 mins
Total Time20 mins
Course: Appetizer
Cuisine: American
Keyword: appetizer ideas, deep fried pickles, easy appetizers
Servings: 8
Calories: 37kcal
Author: Jill


  • vegetable oil for deep frying enough for 2-inches depth in a large, heavy pot
  • 1/2 cup all-purpose flour
  • 1 teaspoon Italian seasoning
  • 1 teaspoon garlic powder
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon black pepper
  • 2 teaspoons hot sauce
  • 1/2 cup water
  • 16 ounces dill pickle slices drained and dried with paper towels


  • Heat 2-inches of vegetable oil in a large, heavy pot over medium-high heat to 375F degrees.
  • In a shallow bowl or a plate, whisk together the flour, Italian seasoning, garlic powder, salt, and pepper.
  • Add hot sauce and water and mix until smooth.
  • In small batches, dip the pickles in the batter and coat well on all sides.
  • Carefully add pickles to the oil one at a time and fry in small batches for 1-2 minutes per side until golden brown. Remove the pickles from the oil and let drain on paper towels.
  • Serve warm with the dipping sauce of your choice.


Calories: 37kcal | Carbohydrates: 8g | Protein: 1g | Fat: 1g | Saturated Fat: 1g | Polyunsaturated Fat: 1g | Monounsaturated Fat: 1g | Sodium: 596mg | Potassium: 70mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 1g | Vitamin A: 110IU | Vitamin C: 1mg | Calcium: 30mg | Iron: 1mg