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West Egg's Fried Pickles Recipe


West Egg Cafe of Atlanta, GA shares their recipe for fried pickles. The salty taste of the pickles comes together perfectly with its deep-fried exterior in this savory dish, which is best served hot from the fryer. 

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  • 3 Cups all-purpose flour
  • 1/4 Cup kosher salt
  • 2 Tablespoons black pepper
  • 1/2 Teaspoon granulated garlic
  • 1/4 Teaspoon cayenne pepper
  • 1 Cup buttermilk
  • 5 Cups dill pickle slices
  • Oil, for frying


Combine the all-purpose flour, kosher salt, black pepper, granulated garlic, and cayenne to make seasoned flour. Add the buttermilk to a separate dish. 

Dredge the pickle slices in the buttermilk then in the seasoned flour. Heat 2-3 inches of oil in a large skillet to 375 degrees. Fry the pickles for about 1-1 ½ minutes, until crispy and golden brown.