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Fried Pickles

Fried Pickles

  • Yield: 4 servings
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  • Peanut or vegetable oil, for frying
  • 1/2 cup All-purpose flour
  • 1 3/4 tsp Cajun seasoning
  • 1/2 tsp Italian seasoning
  • 1/4 tsp Cayenne pepper
  • Kosher salt
  • 2 cups Sliced dill pickles, drained
  • 1/4 cup Mayonnaise
  • 1 tbsp Horseradish, drained
  • 2 tsp Ketchup
  • 1/4 tsp Cajun seasoning


  1. Make the sauce by mix the mayonnaise, horseradish, ketchup and Cajun seasoning in a bowl. Set it aside until ready to serve.
  2. Spread the pickles on paper towels and pat dry.
  3. Heat 1 inch of oil in a pot over medium-high heat until a deep-fry thermometer registers 375 F.
  4. Meanwhile, whisk the flour, Cajun seasoning, Italian seasoning, cayenne pepper, 1/2 teaspoon salt and 1/2 cup water in a large bowl until smooth.
  5. Add half of the pickles to the batter and toss to coat. Remove from the batter using a slotted spoon and add to the oil one at a time.
  6. Fry until golden brown, 1 to 2 minutes, Remove from the pot and let dry on paper towel.
  7. Return the oil to 375 F and repeat with the remaining pickles.
  8. Serve immediately with the prepared sauce.


Recipe adapted from