Please welcome, Ari from Ari’s Menu as a contributor to AMFT! I’m so excited to have her and can’t wait to make these amazing Baked Pickle Chips!
The first time I ever heard of pickle chips, I thought it sounded so weird. Not even good weird like “Hmmmm, maybe that could be good?” like bacon and chocolate, but bad weird like “Yeah…no” like the way I feel about pineapple. Gross. Don’t even get me started.
Then one day I went to dinner after a long training run, and the waiter raved about their fried pickles. He loved them enough to at least change my mind about trying them. I was pretty sure I would regret my decision to get those instead of my beloved sweet potato fries, but I’ll try almost anything once.
I took one bite dipped in creamy ranch dressing, and legit used the words “life changing”. Yes, I used the words life changing to describe my deep fried food. You can judge me if you want.
I lasted maybe a week before trying these out in my own home. I loved them so much, I just couldn’t leave them to be a very rare indulgence—I needed pickle chips as a thing I could eat every day for the rest of my life.
Have I mentioned I have no sense of moderation? Like, ever. If I love something, I want it always. Like fro yo—it’s a problem…I don’t really want to talk about it.
Anyway, this lightened up version totally hit the spot! Crunchy + salty, and dipped in a Greek yogurt ranch dressing. So flavorful, and wayyyy less indulgent. That’s how I like my food, people.
Adapted from Skinny Taste