Frozen Fried Pickles In Air Fryer

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Crispy and juicy frozen fried pickles in the air fryer is a quick and easy snack or appetizer you can enjoy in just minutes! You’ll love how they turn out and it’s a healthy alternative to deep frying them. Plus, anytime I don’t have to turn on the oven is a win for me.

A large plate with cooked fried pickles.

I love air frying pickles when I need a quick bite to eat and kids love snacking on them, too. Fried pickles in the air fryer make after-school appetites easy to satisfy. Whip up a creamy sauce for dipping.

You can cook up appetizers in the air fryer from frozen anytime and have a ton of options like curly fries, popcorn chicken, or jalapeno poppers.

Hand pushing basket of frozen pickle chips into air frying machine.

Air Fryer Fried Pickles

Fried pickles are one of those cravings you get and just want to make it easy it has. This air fryer method is the best way to cook fried pickles from frozen. They are perfectly crispy on the outside and have a juicy pickle on the inside.

Box of Farm Fresh brand frozen fried pickles held in front of an air fryer.

You can cook these up while preparing dinner for a tasty appetizer for the family to munch on. These are so easy to make and only take 7 minutes to make them a must-have!

How to Make Frozen Fried Pickles in the Air Fryer

Air frying these frozen pickles requires just one ingredient… the pickles! Choose your favorite brand of frozen fried pickles to keep in the freezer whenever you are ready to enjoy them. I love the Farm Fresh brand for extra crispy fried pickles.

Crispy battered pickles in a single layer of basket.

To make the fried pickles, add a single player of frozen pickles to the bottom of an air fryer basket and return to the air fryer.

Set the temperature to 350 degrees F and set the time for 7 minutes. Once done, simply remove the basket and empty them onto a plate.

Serve these crispy, juicy, tangy fried pickles with ranch, and blue cheese, or enjoy them by themselves.

Recipe in basket after being cooked.

How to store fried pickles

What’s great about quick air fryer recipes is that you can make smaller amounts for less waste. If you want more, you can just cook more in just a few minutes. But, if you find yourself with leftover fried pickles, store them in an airtight container in the refrigerator for up to 3 days.

When ready to eat, reheat the pickles in the air fryer for 3-4 minutes or until heated through.

Pulling basket out to show the crispy pickles.

What to serve with Fried Pickles

Enjoy these battered pickles fried in the air fryer are perfect served as an appetizer or snack, but you can also include them as a side to burgers, or on burgers, and more lunch and sandwiches. Here are some of my favorite recipes to eat fried pickles with:

Close up of pickle with a bite taken out and plate of more underneath.

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Frozen Fried Pickles in Air Fryer

Enjoy frozen fried pickles in the air fryer for a quick and easy snack or appetizer you can enjoy in just minutes!
Prep Time1 minute
Cook Time7 minutes
Total Time8 minutes
Course: Appetizer, Snack
Cuisine: American
Keyword: air fryer frozen fried pickles
Cooking Method: Air Fryer
Servings: 2
Calories: 180kcal

Recipe Video


  • 1/2 box frozen fried pickles

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  • Add frozen fried pickles to the basket of an air fryer in a single layer.
  • Place the basket in the air fryer and cook at 350 degree F for 7 minutes
  • Once done, remove from machine and empty the basket. Enjoy!
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Calories: 180kcal | Carbohydrates: 20g | Protein: 3g | Fat: 10g | Saturated Fat: 2g | Sodium: 650mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 1g | Iron: 6mg
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