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Have you ever tried fried pickles?? I know to some the idea seems weird but if you like pickles and crispy fried food then this Air Fryer Fried Pickles Recipe is a MUST HAVE!

Pickles chips are dipped in flour, egg wash, and then seasoned bread crumbs and fried to golden perfection in the air fryer for a crispy tangy snack or appetizer!

Crispy Air fryer Fried Pickles and dip on a platter.

Air Fryer Fried Pickles

If you’ve NEVER had fried pickles this is the recipe to try! No deep fat frying, no messy oil, just perfect fried pickles! One bite and you’ll taste why people LOVE Fried Pickles.

If you’ve had fried pickles before this will become your new favorite recipe, it’s got everything and it’s amazing. Plus the whole “no deep fat frying” means these are so much easier to make.

What do I need to make these Fried Pickles?

  • dill pickle chips
  • eggs
  • Italian-style bread crumbs
  • flour
  • garlic powder
  • onion powder
  • paprika
  • salt
  • pepper
  • a spray bottle with cooking oil or olive oil, DO NOT USE PAM or another propellent cooking spray

Time to Air fry some pickles.

How to Make Air Fried Pickles

These are simple to make and require nothing special but a little time.

  1. Preheat the air fryer
  2. pat the pickles dry with paper towels
  3. set out 3 bowls OR pie pans will work
  4. line a baking tray with foil or parchment
  5. mix the flour with all the spices in one of the bowls
  6. beat the eggs in another bowl
  7. and in the third bowl add your seasoned breadcrumbs
  8. dip a pickle chip in the flour, then in the eggs, then in the bread crumbs, and set on the prepared baking sheet
  9. repeat with enough pickle chips to fill the basket or tray of the air fryer
  10. spritz with cooking oil
  11. air fry on 380° for 5-7 minutes or until crispy and golden brown
  12. while those pickle chips fry dip the remaining chips and place them on the baking sheet
  13. when the first batch of pickles are fried remove them from the basket and place on a platter
  14. air fry the remaining pickles in batches as directed
  15. serve with your favorite dip or dressing

Dipping fried pickles in a dip or dressing.

What to Dip Your Fried Pickles in

You CAN use anything you like for dipping. We prefer a good homemade ranch dressing. But lately, I’ve been making these two ranch dressings variations quite frequently. And they pair perfectly with fried pickles.

Dipping an Air Fryer Pickle in ranch dressing.

Air Fryer Pickles

Your friends are going to love this new addition to your air fryer appetizers menu! This one joins our other favorite Air Fryer Apps, such as:

A pile of pickle chips fried up and ready to serve to friends.

If you’re cooking for a crowd you might need to borrow or buy another air fryer to get an entire party of appetizers out for your friends. I prefer a basket style Air Fryer such as a Cosori 5.8 Max XL Basket Style Air Fryer OR the Dual Basket in this Vortex is a nice air fryer too.

Yield: 8 servings

Air Fryer Pickles

Dipping an Air Fryer Pickle in ranch dressing.

If you LOVE fried pickles try making them in the air fryer! They're SO easy to make you'll find yourself using this recipe often!

Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 7 minutes
Total Time 17 minutes


  • 32 dill pickle chips
  • 1/2 cup all-purpose flour
  • 1/2 tsp onion powder
  • 1/2 tsp garlic powder
  • 1/2 tsp paprika
  • 1/2 tsp salt
  • 1/2 tsp black pepper
  • 2 eggs
  • 1 cup Italian-Style bread crumbs
  • Oil for spraying


  1. preheat the air fryer
  2. while it's heating up pat the pickle chips dry with paper towels
    Patting pickle chips dry.
  3. set out three bowls
  4. mix the flour with the spices in one bowl, beat the eggs in the second bowl, and put the bread crumbs in the third bowl
  5. line a baking tray with foil or parchment paper
  6. dip a pickle chip in the flour, then in the eggs, then in the crumbs, shake off the excess crumbs and lay on the prepared sheet
  7. repeat with enough pickle chips to fill the air fryer
  8. lay the chips in the air fryer and air fry for 5-7 minutes until golden brown
  9. finish dipping all the pickle chips
    Dip ALL the pickle chips in the flour, egg, and bread crumbs.
  10. when the first batch is done frying remove them to a serving platter
  11. air fry the remaining pickles in batches until all the pickles are done

  12. Crispy Air fryer Fried Pickles and dip on a platter.

Nutrition Information



Serving Size


Amount Per Serving Calories 120Total Fat 4gSaturated Fat 1gTrans Fat 0gUnsaturated Fat 3gCholesterol 47mgSodium 489mgCarbohydrates 17gFiber 1gSugar 1gProtein 4g

This nutrition information was calculated using a computer program, results may vary.

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Laura is on a mission to teach modern family oriented women how to make old-fashioned foods new again. A wife and mom of 3 boys, Laura understands the struggles of trying to serve a home-cooked meal each night. She provides recipes and cooking hacks for busy moms to create dishes they may think take more time or skill than they have to make. Read more...

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