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Fried Dill Pickles

Prep Time15 mins
Cook Time5 mins
Total Time20 mins
Course: Appetizer, Side Dish, Snack
Cuisine: American


  • 1 pint sliced dill pickles undrained
  • 1 large egg lightly beaten
  • 1 tablespoon all-purpose flour plus 1 1/2 cups all-purpose flour
  • 1/2 teaspoon hot sauce
  • 1 1/2 to 2 teaspoons ground red pepper
  • 1 teaspoon garlic powder
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1 teaspoon paprika
  • Vegetable oil


  • Drain the pickles, reserving 2/3-cup pickle juice. Blot the pickles between some paper towels to get them dry.
  • Combine 2/3 cup of reserved pickle juice, egg, 1 tablespoon flour, and hot sauce. Stir well and set aside.
  • Combine 1 1/2 cups flour with ground red pepper, garlic powder, salt, and paprika. Blend well.
  • Dip pickles in egg mixture, then dredge in flour mixture. Fry coated pickles in 375-degree oil until golden brown. Drain on paper towels.