Southern Inspired Air Fried Pickle Chips

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Getting families together are always fun, but cooking appetizers can be challenging.  For those of you new to my site, you will find that I make the easiest foods, with great ingredients and fun cookware.  

I am all about getting together for parties, big games, celebrations but the food I make is always different after all variety is the spice of life and food needs to be changed up and fun! Today, I will share with you a cherished secret recipe for Southern Inspired Air Fried Pickle Chips that literally take minutes to make and taste so good!

With all the travel I do, I have enjoyed foods from so many different places, but today’s food is inspired by a recent trip to the Deep South.  Get those air fryers out and let’s make my air fryer breaded pickle chips and lavishly live food out loud.

The Air Fryer Matters

So I have tested out so many different air fryer’s and I can tell you with certainty that brand matters and so does capacity.  The air fryer I used for this is from Amazon, and it will rock your socks without any oil involved!

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This electric air fryer has a digital LED touch display which is easy to work with and it also has 7 cooking presets (if you choose to use those) or you can program it yourself.  You do not need ANY oil to fry in this! The clean up is as easy as wiping it out!

Southern Inspired Air Fried Pickle Chips

The breaded pickle chips are light, crispy and a little tangy. Perfect for any picnic food or party. 

Ingredients

36 Sweet of Dill Pickle Chips (drained lightly)

1 C of Buttermilk

1 3/4 C White Flour

1 Tbsp. Garlic Powder

1/4 C Corn Meal

3 Tbsp. of Smoked Paprika

1 Tsp of Baking Soda

METHOD

Lightly drain pickles and then allow them to soak in buttermilk in a bowl.

In a separate bowl, prepare coating for pickles.

Dry Coating For Pickles after Buttermilk

Mix Flour, Paprika, Baking Soda, Corn Meal, Garlic Powder, mix well with a fork.

Pickle Coating

Place pickles from buttermilk into flour mixture and then into air fryer (you can also dip back into buttermilk really your preference)

AIR FRYER PREP

Spray Air Fryer Basket with nonstick spray

Put up to 12 pickles in basket

Set Timer for 6 minutes at 400 Degrees Fahrenheit

Remove when lightly browned

Serve with Chipotle Sauce, and lightly sprinkled pickle chips with Hot SAUCE

PREPARATION TIME OVERVIEW

Prep Time: 5 Minutes

Fry Time: 6 Minutes

Total Prep Time: 11 Minutes

*note that there are 36 pickles at 3 batches x 6 minutes each – total time will vary.

Southern Inspired Air Fried Pickle Chips

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Ingredients

  • 36 Sweet of Dill Pickle Chips drained lightly
  • 1 C of Buttermilk
  • 1 3/4 C White Flour
  • 1 Tbsp. Garlic Powder
  • 1/4 C Corn Meal
  • 3 Tbsp. of Smoked Paprika
  • 1 Tsp of Baking Soda

Instructions

  • Lightly drain pickles and then allow them to soak in buttermilk in a bowl.
  • In a separate bowl, prepare coating for pickles.
  • Dry Coating For Pickles after Buttermilk
  • Mix Flour, Paprika, Baking Soda, Corn Meal, Garlic Powder, mix well with a fork.

Pickle Coating

  • Place pickles from buttermilk into flour mixture and then into air fryer (you can also dip back into buttermilk really your preference)

AIR FRYER PREP

  • Spray Air Fryer Basket with nonstick spray
  • Put up to 12 pickles in basket
  • Set Timer for 6 minutes at 400 Degrees Fahrenheit
  • Remove when lightly browned
  • Serve with Chipotle Sauce, and lightly sprinkled with Hot SAUCE

All my trips to the Southern States have definitely given me inspiration, will you be inspired too? Get ready for some delicious pickled chips that will have you craving more after each bite and lavishly live food out loud.  In need of more great recipes?

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