These delicious, slightly crispy keto fried pickles will help you enjoy a favorite southern treat without the added junk. Yes, make your own healthier fried pickles at home with your Cuisinart Air Fryer!
For this recipe, I’ve used pre-sliced pickles, but you can easily use your own pickle recipe to make them and slice them up if that’s your thing. I say save some time and grab your favorite brand of pre-sliced pickles so you can bite into these fried pickles sooner.
What are the best foods to cook in an air fryer?
Don’t get me started about all of the best foods to cook in an air fryer. I’ve featured many recipes using this amazing kitchen gadget – there’s so much you can do – cook chicken, pickles, onions and so many other foods in your air fryer. The general rule of thumb is that if you can deep fry it, then chances are you can make it in your air fryer for a healthy alternative to regular fried food.
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Can you eat fried pickles on keto diet?
Oh yes, you can eat fried pickles on the keto diet! This air fryer fried pickles recipe is an excellent option to enjoy on keto. Pickles have nearly zero carbs in them and are often touted as being a “free food” on the keto diet. While the other ingredients used to make these air fryer fried pickles may not be a “free food” on keto, the pickles are.
Can you put aluminum foil in the air fryer?
Some people worry about the batter dripping off the pickles when prepping to make air fryer fried pickles. They want to know if aluminum foil is something they can use in the air fryer. Technically speaking you could use aluminum foil in an air fryer, but it will honestly keep your air fryer recipe from cooking fully.
The open style basket in your air fryer is meant to keep the hot air flowing freely around your air fryer recipe, aluminum foil will block access for some of the air and in turn, could lead to an uneven cook. If you find that you have leftovers after whipping up this delicious keto air fryer fried pickles recipe, then you can store your leftovers in the refrigerator in an airtight container.
How do you reheat fried pickles in an air fryer?
Making a huge batch of these keto fried pickles in your air fryer? You may want to know how to reheat these little tasty treats. The best way to reheat fried pickles in an air fryer is to turn your air fryer to 350-400 degrees. Place your leftover fried pickles in your air fryer for about 3-4 minutes. This will give you the crispy, delicious flavor you’d expect to enjoy when you bite into any fried pickle creation.
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This recipe is perfect to serve during a game night or a family gathering. Make them just for fun during an evening at home. Air fryer fried pickles are an excellent option any time of the day. They are quite often met with some happy tummies!
This easy to make keto air fryer fried pickles recipe will become one of your favorite fried pickles recipe ever. You won’t feel guilty gobbling them down either!
How do you make Keto air fryer fried pickles?
Now I’ve gone over everything you need to know about making this flavorful recipe. It’s time to gather up the ingredients and follow my step by step instructions to make your fried pickles today!
- 20 dill pickle chips
- 2 eggs
- 1 cup almond flour
- salt and pepper to taste
- Take 20 pickle slices - about 1/4 - 1/2 inch thick.
- Dip each slice in beaten eggs.
- Then dip each slice in almond flour - keep your fingers clean between dipping, or use a toothpick to dip each one - for easier handling.
- Lay the pickle slices on the air fryer basket. Try to keep space between them to allow air flow.
- Air fry at 400 degrees for 7 minutes, turning after 5 minutes.
Cooking times can vary based on your type of air fryer. The first time you make any air fryer recipe, keep and eye on the frying and adjust timing or temps as needed.
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