Fried Pickles With Ranch Dipping Sauce



Batter Ingredients

Wet Dipping Ingredients



For the Ranch Dipping Sauce


  1. To prepare the Ranch Dipping Sauce, mix the dipping sauce ingredients together, cover, and place in the refrigerator to chill for at least 30 minutes
  2. Using a large resealable bag, mix the cornmeal, and the 1/3 cup of flour together, add the spices Seal, and shake.
  3. Put the remaining 1/2 cup of flour into a separate medium sized bowl
  4. Mix the buttermilk, and egg together
  5. Place pickles on a paper towel to absorb some of the juices
  6. Toss the pickles into the bowl of flour
  7. Dip a handful of  floured pickles into the egg/buttermilk mixture
  8. Place, one at a time, into the cornmeal mixture
  9. Seal bag, and shake to coat
  10. Spread the prepared pickles on a rack, and continue with the rest
  11. Heat oil in a large pot over medium/ high heat to about 350 degrees
  12. *If you don’t have a thermometer, test the oil by dropping a little piece of a pickle into the heated oil, if it immediately starts to bubble, it’s ready to fry
  13. Place some paper towel on a platter, and put a handful of pickles in the heated oil
  14. Fry for about 3 minutes, turning halfway through – or until golden brown on each side
  15. Remove the fried pickles with a slotted spoon, and place on paper towel to dry
  16. Allow to cool
  17. Serve while still warm with dipping sauce