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Air-fryer pickle chips with ranch dipping sauce

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Air-fryer pickle chips with ranch dipping sauce

Believe it or not, pickles can be fried in the air fryer! These air fryer pickle chips are dipped in a mix of buttermilk and chilli sauce, then coated in panko breadcrumbs before air frying, giving the pickles an extra crunch.

Served with a tangy ranch dipping sauce, this air fryer recipe is a fabulous party snack.

Looking for more snacks to make in the air fryer? Try these air fryer spring rolls. Or our spicy air fryer popcorn cauliflower.




Place flour in a shallow bowl. Lightly beat buttermilk and chilli sauce in a second shallow bowl. Place breadcrumbs in a third shallow bowl. Dust pickles in flour, shaking off excess, dip in buttermilk mixture, then coat in breadcrumbs. Spray generously all over with cooking spray.


Preheat air fryer to 200C for 3 minutes.


Taking care, place one-third of the pickles, in a single layer, in the air fryer basket, cook for 6 minutes until pickles are golden. Transfer to a plate. Repeat cooking with the remaining pickles.


Meanwhile, to make ranch dipping sauce, combine remaining ingredients in a small bowl.


Sprinkle pickle chips with salt flakes and serve with ranch dipping sauce.

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