The Minnesota State Fair is just around the corner- which means an eating frenzy of delicious fried foods (fried pickle recipe anyone?!) and various delicacies on a stick will soon be here. In order to get your body good and prepped for such a mouth-filling event I teamed up with several of my favorite food bloggers to create a round up of our best foods that copycat the Minnesota State Fair foods.
Enjoy your favorites like certain chocolate chip cookies, or pronto pups, mini donuts- and of course my favorite- fried pickles! Which leads us into my recipe for said Fried Pickles.
Fried Pickle Recipe with Sriracha Ranch Dip
The biggest challenge with making fried pickles is to make sure to not over fry them. They aren’t really fried pickles anymore if they taste like oil and not dill pickle vinegary goodness!
The easiest way that I have found to do this is by freezing the pickles after coating them in the wet batter but before frying them. It’s a step I strongly recommend not skipping- trust me on this one.
After that the process is easy. Fry a few pickles, eat a few. Repeat. They are especially delicious when dipped in the Sriracha Ranch Dip which does an amazing job of cooling with a tiny hint of spicy heat at the same time.
Both the Sriracha Ranch Dip and Fried Pickle Recipe are detailed below. Enjoy them immediately!
And remember to grab all the other recipes below- Which one is your favorite?
Remember how I mentioned a collection of Minnesota State Fair recipes? Here they are! The best of the best.
Make them all at home and start getting your taste buds ready for the MN State Fair!
Minnesota State Fair Food Recipes
Watermelon Kombucha Slushie: Sharon with The Honour System
Breakfast Pronto Pups: Janel with Nellie Bellie
Fried Pickles with Sriracha Ranch Dip: Greta with Pickles Travel Blog
Cinnamon Sugar Mini Donuts: Lane & Holly with With Two Spoons
State Fair Cookies: Alice with Dining with Alice
Corn fritters + maple butter: Haley with Cheap Recipe Blog
Vegan Nachos: Kelly & Dusty with Dining Duster
Fire Roasted Herb Butter Corn on the Cob: Julia from Girl Meets Kitchen
Did we miss your favorite recipe? Let me know what your favorite go-to state fair food is!