Appetizers & Snacks

Air Fried Pickles

  • Prep 10 mins
  • Total 20 mins
  • Easy
  • Serves 6


  • Contains Wheat

Tip: Allergy Advice

This dish contains the following allergens: Wheat

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  • 20 dill pickle slices
  • 1/4 cup all-purpose flour
  • 1/8 teaspoon baking powder
  • 3 tablespoons beer or seltzer water
  • 1/8 teaspoon kosher salt
  • 2 tablespoons water, plus more if needed
  • 2 tablespoons cornstarch
  • 1 1/2 cups panko bread crumbs
  • 1 teaspoon paprika
  • 1 teaspoon garlic powder
  • 1/4 teaspoon cayenne pepper
  • 2 tablespoons canola oil, divided


  • Medium Bowl
  • Two Small Bowls
  • Step 1

    Pat the pickle slices dry and place them on a dry plate in the freezer. 

  • Step 2

    In a mixing bowl, stir together flour, baking powder, beer or seltzer water, salt, and 2 tablespoons water. Batter should be the consistency of cake batter. If batter is too thick, add more water, 1 teaspoon at a time. 

  • Step 3

    Place cornstarch in a shallow bowl. Combine bread crumbs, paprika, garlic powder, and cayenne pepper in a separate shallow bowl. 

  • Step 4

    Remove pickles from freezer. Dredge each one in cornstarch. Tap off excess, then coat in batter. Then coat evenly with bread crumbs. 

  • Step 5

    Insert crisper plate in basket and basket in unit. Preheat unit by selecting AIR FRY, setting the temperature to 360°F, and setting the time to3 minutes. Select START/PAUSE to begin. 

  • Step 6

    After 3 minutes, place breaded pickles on crisper plate. Spray or gently brush them with1 tablespoon canola oil. Insert basket in unit. 

  • Step 7

    Select AIR FRY, set temperature to 360°F, and set time to 10 minutes. Select START/PAUSE to begin. 

  • Step 8

    Halfway through cooking, select START/PAUSE to pause cooking. Remove basket from unit and flip pickles and spray or gently brush them with remaining 1 tablespoon oil. Reinsert basket and select START/PAUSE to resume cooking. 

  • Step 9

    When cooking is complete, serve immediately with your favorite dipping sauce.