What is a Fried Dill Pickle?
A fried pickle is a snack item found commonly in the American South. It is made by deep-frying a sliced battered dill pickle.
Maw always has her garden growing and she never misses growin dem cucumbers. No sir ree we always eat healthy dats fer shore. Erriebody knows how perfuse dem cumcumbers are at growin so Maw always has plenty ta jar up fer pickles. She makes sweet pickles and dill pickles both and she makes shore we have jars and jars of it fer National Pickle Month. Dis is when Maw shares with all the kin folks so they can fry up fried pickles.
Ya see dis is oneahdem thangs dat we eats fer ah snack but let me tell you what a real southern treat is... It's Fried Dill Pickles!
Use to you could only eat um at Maws house in da mountains but now-ah-days you can get a mess-of-um at dem sandwich shops in town. But I bet they don't taste like Maws.
Example of Fried Dill Pickle Recipe
1 qt. sliced dill pickles - sliced long or slice round, don't matter
1 egg, beaten
1 c. milk
1 tbsp. flour
1 tbsp. Worcestershire sauce
6 drops hot sauce
3/4 tsp. salt
3/4 tsp. pepper
3 1/2 c. flour
Dried dill for seasoning
Vegetable oil for deep frying
Combine first 5 ingredients, stirring well. Set aside. Combine 3 1/2 cups flour, salt and pepper, stirring well. Dip pickles in milk mixture and dredge in flour mixture, repeat process. Deep fry in hot oil, 350 degrees until pickles float to surface and are golden brown. Drain on paper towels.
Sprinkle with Dried dill to your liking.
If ya wont Breading
2 1/2 cups cornmeal
1 1/2 cups all-purpose flour
1/2 cup lemon pepper
1/2 cup dill weed
4 teaspoons paprika
2 teaspoons garlic salt
Pinch cayenne pepper, or more to taste
Hillbilly What-ah-ya Dip!
Da only place ya gonna get it is at Maws house
1/2 cup buttermilk
1/2 cup sour cream
3 tablespoons minced parsley leaves
2 tablespoons chopped green onion
1 1/2 tablespoons apple cider vinegar
2 teaspoons freshly ground pepper
1 tablespoon Dijon mustard
1/2 garlic clove, minced
1/3 teaspoon Worcestershire sauce
3 tablespoons catchup
3 tablespoons BBQ sauce
Mayonnaise to thicken (at least 1/4 cup)
In a large mixing bowl, stir all ingredients together, Add mayonnaise, as needed, to thicken. Refrigerate until ready to serve.
or dip in Ranch Dressing
RANCH DIP FOR VEGGIES OR CHIPS
1 pkg. Hidden Valley Ranch salad dressing mix
1 c. sour cream
1/2 c. mayonnaise
1 1/2 c. cottage cheese
Mix well and use for vegetable dip or with chips.
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