recipe

Protein

Fried Pickles

Fried Pickles

These are a definite crowd pleaser, and a personal favorite of our chef's.

2

dozen

85min

Total Time

25min

Active Time

appetizer

Course

How to Make

Ingredients

For Pickles

1 1/2 cups
Birch Benders Protein Pancake and Waffle Mix
24
Dill Spears
1 cup
Buttermilk
1/2 gallon
Peanut Oil

For Ranch Dressing

1/2 cup
Mayonaise
1/4 cup
Buttermilk
1 tbsp
Chopped Chives
1 tbsp
Chopped Dill
1 tsp
Garlic Powder
1/2 tsp
Cayenne
Salt and Pepper, to taste
Directions
  1. First, make the ranch dressing by whisking together ingredients. Refrigerate at least one hour. Keeps for up to 5 days.
  2. In a heavy-bottomed sauce pan or dutch oven, heat oil to 375°. Maintain a constant temperature throughout frying for even browning.
  3. Pat dry pickle spears using a paper towel.
  4. Place buttermilk and Birch Benders Protein Pancake mix into separate shallow dishes.
  5. Dip pickles in buttermilk, then pancake mix, and repeat once before carefully placing in frying oil.
  6. Fry about 2 minutes, remove with tongs or spider to a paper-towel lined plate to let cool a few moments.
Best enjoyed immediately!