- June 2, 2008 at 7:09 pm #257975
>>I am looking for a recipe for fried dill pickles. Like they serve at
Applebee’s and other restaurants<<
Sorry I can’t be of more help on this one, but I’ve never had fried pickles. Here are a couple different recipes..
one for dill spears, whole dills and bread and butter pickles (which are sweeter).
Recipe Courtesy of Emeril Lagasse
12 dill pickle spears
Essence, recipe follows
3 cups flour
2 egg yolks
3/4 to 1 cup beer
Pinch of baking powder
Salt and pepper
Oil for frying
Preheat the fryer. Season the pickles with Essence. Season 1 cup of flour with Essence.
In a mixing bowl, whisk the yolks and 3/4 cup of the beer. Season the mixture with salt and pepper. Whisk in enough flour to form a batter.
If the batter is too thick add the remaining beer to thin the batter. Dredge the spears in the seasoned flour. Dip the spears in the batter, letting the excess drip off and coating the spears completely.
Gently lay the spears in the hot oil and fry until golden brown, about 3 to 4 minutes. Remove the spears from the oil and drain on a paper-lined plate. Season the spears with Essence.
Serve the spears with ketchup
Emeril’s ESSENCE Creole Seasoning (also referred to as Bayou Blast):
2 1/2 tablespoons paprika
2 tablespoons salt
2 tablespoons garlic powder
1 tablespoon black pepper
1 tablespoon onion powder
1 tablespoon cayenne pepper
1 tablespoon dried oregano
1 tablespoon dried thyme
Combine all ingredients thoroughly.
Yield: 2/3 cup
Yield: 4 servings
Prep Time: 12 minutes
Cooking Time: 5 minutes
Hooters Fried Pickles are just Bread & Butter pickles (wet from the jar) dipped in flour (a little pepper) and then fired in hot grease. They use hooters hot sauce and ranch dressing for the dip mix.
elvis fried pickles
8 dill pickles — sliced
1/2 cup flour
1/4 cup beer
1 1/4 tablespoon paprika
1 1/4 tablespoon cayenne
1 1/2 tablespoon black pepper
1/2 teaspoon salt
2 teaspoons garlic salt
3 dashes tabasco sauce
combine flour, beer, paprika, cayenne pepper, black pepper, salt, garlic salt and tabasco. dip the pickle slices into the batter and quickly fry in grease until the pickles float to top, about 4 minutes.
Per serving: 424 Calories (kcal); 4g Total Fat; (8% calories from fat); 13g Protein; 88g Carbohydrate; 0mg Cholesterol; 11854mg Sodium Food Exchanges: 4 Grain(Starch); 0 Lean Meat; 4 Vegetable; 0 Fruit; 1/2 Fat; 0 Other Carbohydrates
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