Air Fryer Fried Pickles (Texas Roadhouse Copycat)

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Air Fryer Fried Pickles (Texas Roadhouse Copycat)

Air Fryer Fried Pickles (Texas Roadhouse Copycat)

Air fryer fried pickles are a favorite air fryer recipe. These air fryer fried pickles taste just like the Texas Roadhouse recipe. They’re crispy on the outside and tangy on the insure.

Once you start making these air fryer fried pickles, there’s no going back. The bonus is, you cut the calories by not frying them in grease. 

Let’s teach you how to make the best air fryer fried pickles Texas Roadhouse copycat.

Air Fryer Fried Pickles: Texas Road House Copy Cat

These air fryer fried pickles are a perfect appetizer for football on Sundays, or just as a lazy day appetizer. Pair them with a juicy hamburger, air fryer chicken wings, or a hotdog. Serve them with Dipping sauces such as:


  • 2 Cups of sliced dill pickles
  • 1 Cup of flour
  • 1 tbsp of garlic powder
  • 1 tbs of Cajun spice 
  • 1/2 tbsp of cayenne pepper
  • ½ tbsp of paprika
  • Olive Oil or cooking spray

How to Make Air Fryer Fried Pickles

To make air fryer fried pickles, first, dry your sliced pickles to get excess juice off. You want them to be dry so the breading sticks to them. 

Then, mix together the cayenne pepper, garlic powder, cajun spice, paprika, and salt in a bowl, whisking with the flour. 

Pour the flour mixture into a large Ziploc bag and add your pickles, getting every bit coated in the flour mixture. 

When coated, place parchment paper with holes down on the bottom of the air fryer basket or pan. 

Using tongs, layer your pickles on the bottom of the air fryer basket or pan, careful not to overlap them or let them touch so they don’t get soggy. If you need to cook in batches, do so so they cook evenly and crispy. 

Spray with cooking spray or olive oil. Set the air fryer to 400 and cook for 10 minutes. Using tongs, flip them over and cook for another 5 minutes. 

When they’re golden and crispy looking, they’ll be ready to serve. Serve with your favorite dipping sauce (ideas listed above). 

Note: you may need to add or reduce the time depending on the air fryer you’re using. Always check on them frequently so they don’t overcook, especially if cooking them for the first time.

Storing Leftover Fried Pickles

Nothing beats freshly made fried pickles. Storing leftover fried pickles is hard because the crust can easily become soggy.

You can save them by storing them in the fridge in an airtight container for up to two days. Freezing them might make them too soggy, but you can give it a college try. Let me know if it works! Reheat on 350 degrees Fahrenheit for 2-3 minutes.

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