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Fried Dill Pickle Coins Recipe

Fried Dill Pickle Coins Recipe

If you've never tried fried pickles, step up to the plate and try these puffy golden bites. They're a delicious accompaniment to a burger or a sandwich. For a fun and different appetizer, serve fried pickle slices with ranch dressing for a dip. -Cheryl Maczko Arthurdale, West Virginia
TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 25 min. YIELD:8 servings


  • 2 cups all-purpose flour
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon pepper
  • 2 eggs
  • 1 cup milk
  • 3 cups thin dill pickle slices, drained
  • Oil for deep-fat frying
  • Ranch salad dressing, optional


  • 1. In a shallow bowl, combine the flour, salt and pepper. In another bowl, beat eggs and milk. Blot pickles with paper towels to remove moisture. Coat pickles with flour mixture, then dip in egg mixture; coat again with flour mixture.
  • 2. In an electric skillet or deep-fat fryer, heat oil to 375°. Fry pickles, about 10 at a time, for 3 minutes or until golden brown, turning once. Drain on paper towels. Serve warm with ranch dressing if desired. Yield: 8 servings.

Nutritional Facts

1/3 cup: 275 calories, 16g fat (2g saturated fat), 56mg cholesterol, 907mg sodium, 28g carbohydrate (3g sugars, 2g fiber), 6g protein.

Reviews for Fried Dill Pickle Coins

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jennt1981 User ID: 2611777 231495
Reviewed Aug. 20, 2015

"These simple bites were a perfect pair with Rueben sandwiches! I ended up dipping them in the egg first by accident and so double battered which turned out great!"

mommayor User ID: 6425768 230607
Reviewed Aug. 2, 2015

"Very good! I did add hot sauce and Worcestershire sauce to the egg mixture. And I halved the recipe and I used sandwich stacker pickles."

Katieclueless82 User ID: 8018417 107766
Reviewed Oct. 2, 2014

"Yummy. Turned out very crunchy and delicious. Doesn't need any more seasonings because the pickles are already seasoned enough!"

CMetcalf711 User ID: 7619761 142095
Reviewed May. 30, 2014

"These were awesome! I went to college in Tennessee and had a lot of fried pickles down there. These were just as good! They were very easy to make and delicious to eat! I did them in a skillet on the stove, but I would not recommend that method if you are inexperienced with frying. These will definitely be made again in my home!"

Nan Mock User ID: 611392 112575
Reviewed Dec. 30, 2013

"This is a great and simple recipe for fried pickles! My daughter and I have made these a lot. I do think that the coins or "chips" are the best for fried pickles, and getting them dry before battering makes a big difference in the final product. These get gobbled up very quickly!"

bakerjoy User ID: 6842729 135950
Reviewed Sep. 2, 2012

"I halved this recipe and used enough oil in a dutch oven for the pickle slices to be immersed. Also, I read some reviews about the pickles turning out soggy. I drained them, put them in a kitchen towel and squeezed the excess juice out of them and laid them out on a plate to dry for several minutes before coating them and frying. They turned out really crispy! I would definitely make them again!!"

Brenda2772 User ID: 2165447 142963
Reviewed Jan. 1, 2012

"We loved these as coins (although it was time consuming). When tried as spears the breading didn't stay on the pickles. I think I'll try them with a coating of bread crumbs next time. Also, they are definitely soggy from the microwave the next day (maybe they'd do better reheated in an oven)."

stwrt6d User ID: 5184264 118946
Reviewed Oct. 14, 2011

"good recipe!!! I would add a bit more seasoning to the batter but everyone who ate them LOVED them!"

emmadoodle User ID: 5788330 148823
Reviewed Feb. 2, 2011

"Yahoo! These are a keeper. Thanks!"

XOBasia User ID: 3504396 206299
Reviewed Apr. 13, 2009

"Yum! Even better than the ones at a local restaurant."

JimHatfield User ID: 2865500 136100
Reviewed Jun. 28, 2008

"I used Panko bread crumbs and skipped the eggs. They fried up nice, in a Dutch oven using peanut oil.

Jim Hatfield"

nightwryter User ID: 856823 55430
Reviewed May. 30, 2008


As a fairly recent and DEVOTED lover of fried pickles, I would advise not to try. The breading gets very soggy due to the moisture in the pickles. A toaster oven or just a few minutes in the "big" oven would work, might even try a dry, covered skillet. Slices are very thin usually and would heat up nicely.
doug arvedson
san angelo, texas"

judy lalak User ID: 2872713 142962
Reviewed Feb. 19, 2008

"Does anyone know if the Fried Pickles can be make ahead of time and then microwaved or heated to serve later in the day?"

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