Southern Fried Pickles

Recipe by Larkin
READY IN: 40mins
YIELD: 16 pickles


  • 1
    (24 ounce) jar pickle spears
  • 2 -3
    eggs (beaten)
  • 1
    cup breadcrumbs
  • 2
    cups vegetable oil (enough to cover the surface of a skillet 1 inch deep)


  • Put the flour, eggs, and crumbs into separate bowls.
  • Put oil in pan, heat on medium.
  • For each pickle:.
  • Cover the pickle in flour by dipping it in the bowl and working on it from there.
  • Then, dip the pickle in the eggs and quickly cover it in egg.
  • Next, dip the pickle into the bread crumbs and quickly cover the pickle in bread crumbs.
  • You have to move quickly or the egg will slide off of the pickle.
  • GENTLY place the pickle in the hot oil.
  • (CAUTION: Pickles are mostly water, so oil will pop at you).
  • Once the pickle is a nice golden brown color, remove from oil and place on a paper towel covered plate. Repeat until you are out of pickles!
  • Enjoy!