Air Fried Pickles Recipe | Slimming Friendly

You either love pickled gherkins, or you hate them. I personally absolutely adore them! One of my favourite ways to have them is the American Fried Pickles style.

They are usually made with breadcrumbs and a batter, and of course are normally deep fried.

Air Fried Pickles Recipe | Slimming Friendly

I've recently got really into TikTok, and saw a video on there of someone using their Air Frier to make some fried pickles, so this inspired me to make my own.

Air Fried Pickles Recipe | Slimming Friendly

Did you know you can remove the paddle of your Actifry?

Removing the paddle means it doesn't have the full rotation, but means you can 'fry' lot's of breaded items in there, like KFC fakeaway. This opens up a whole new world of items that can be cooked in there!

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 Air Fried Pickles Recipe

Air Fried Pickles Recipe | Slimming Friendly

Extra Easy Syn Value: 3 syns for the pickles + 2 syns for ranch dressing

Healthy Extras: None

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You will need:

1 tsp Cajun seasoning

1 tsp mixed herbs

` slice of wholemeal bread, blitzed up to make breadcrumbs.

3 large pickled gherkins, cut into slices

1 egg

salt & pepper

Low calorie cooking spray

Optional to serve (2 syns):

2 tablespoon extra light mayonnaise

1 tablespoon fat free fromage frais

1/2 teaspoon dried parsley

1/2 teaspoon dried chives

1/4 teaspoon onion powder

1/2 teaspoon garlic powder

1/4 teaspoon salt and pepper

1 tablespoon pickle juice


Mix together the Cajun seasoning, mixed herbs, a pinch of salt and pepper and the bread crumbs.

In a separate bowl, crack the egg and whisk well. Add 1 tablespoon of pickle juice to the egg.

Dip the slices of pickle into to the egg and then the breadcrumbs. Repeat until they are all evenly coated.

Add to the air frier, and space them all evenly apart. Make sure you have removed the paddle if there is one!

Spray with low calorie cooking spray, then set for 5 minutes. 

Turn all of the fried pickles over, then set for another 5 minutes.

Add all the ranch dressing ingredients together and mix well.

Remove the pickles from the Air frier and serve!


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