Crispy Pickle Chonks—Snacks for 2

Crispy Pickle Chonks, a delicious American snack made with all-purpose flour, garlic powder, paprika, cayenne pepper, salt, eggs and buttermilk. Fried in vegetable oil until golden and crispy, these pickles are served with a side of ranch dressing for the perfect appetizer or snack.

Meal Type






Food Star

Dill Pickles




Fried Pickle Chonks

You Need This Stuff

  • 1 cup all-purpose flour
  • 2 teaspoons garlic powder
  • 1 teaspoon paprika
  • 1/2 teaspoon cayenne pepper
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 2 large eggs, beaten
  • 3/4 cup buttermilk
  • 3 cups vegetable oil for frying
  • 8 dill pickle slices, cut into quarters
  • Ranch dressing for dipping

Do This With That Stuff

  1. In a medium bowl, combine the flour, garlic powder, paprika, cayenne pepper, and salt.
  2. In a separate bowl, whisk together the eggs and buttermilk.
  3. Dip each pickle slice into the egg mixture, then coat with the flour mixture.
  4. Heat the oil in a large skillet over medium-high heat.
  5. Fry the pickles in batches until golden brown, about 2 minutes per side.
  6. Drain on paper towels and serve with ranch dressing for dipping.

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Beti’s Reflections

If you’re looking for a delicious snack that’s sure to please, then you’re going to love these Crispy Pickle Chonks! Made with a few simple ingredients and a delicious dip, this recipe is the perfect way to spice up snack time. 

To start, add 1 cup all-purpose flour, 2 teaspoons garlic powder, 1 teaspoon paprika, 1/2 teaspoon cayenne pepper, and 1/4 teaspoon salt to a medium bowl and mix together. In a separate bowl, whisk together 2 large eggs and 3/4 cup buttermilk. Dip each of 8 dill pickle slices into the egg mixture, then coat them with the flour mixture.

Next, heat 1/2 inch of vegetable oil in a large skillet over medium-high heat. When hot, add the pickles and fry for 2-3 minutes, or until golden brown and crispy. Then, remove the pickles from the skillet and let them drain on a paper towel-lined plate. Serve the Crispy Pickle Chonks with a side of ranch dressing for a perfect snack or appetizer.

These Crispy Pickle Chonks are a great American snack that’s sure to be a hit! The combination of garlic powder, paprika, cayenne pepper, and salt in the flour mix gives the pickles a nice kick. I love being able to try different types of oil to fry the pickles, and the ranch dressing adds a delicious flavor and provides the perfect accompaniment. With easy preparation and quick frying, the pickles come out golden and crispy – pure perfection! 

Now my family and I can enjoy this amazing snack whenever we want, and I’m sure you’ll love it too. So, if you’re looking for an exciting and flavorful snack, these Crispy Pickle Chonks are the perfect way to tantalize your taste buds. Enjoy!

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