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Bacon-Wrapped Pickles (Air fryer)

These bacon wrapped pickles are made easily in the air fryer with simple prep. Simply wrap thick-sliced bacon around a dill slice, and you’ve got the yummiest keto appetizer!

air fryer bacon wrapped around pickle
perfectly crisp bacon-wrapped pickles are the perfect keto snack

Are pickles low in carbs?

Pickles are mostly cucumber, which are low in carbs naturally. There’s 1.5 g. carbs in one cucumber. Bacon has 0 carbs.

Can I make pickles in the air fryer?

Yes, and these snacks taste like mini cheeseburgers.

Who doesn’t love pickles? Some of my favorite go-to snacks include the keto pickle chaffle and these easy air fryer bacon pickles.

ingredients for air fryer pickles
only 2 ingredients

Best ingredients for air fryer pickles

  • thick-cut bacon
  • thick sliced dill pickles (I prefer the Oh Snap! brand)
wrapping bacon around pickles
wrap around a dill slice + add toothpick

Can I use toothpicks in the air fryer?

Toothpicks may be used in your air fryer for appetizers such as this one, just be sure to not overcook and always follow manufacturer directions for your brand of air fryer.

air fryer with bacon wrapped pickles inside
flip halfway for extra crispiness

How to make bacon-wrapped pickles

To make air-fryer pickles with bacon, simply :

  1. chop your dill pickle into thick slices
  2. wrap strips of bacon around the sliced pickles
  3. place a toothpick through the entire wrapped pickle
air fryer pickles wrapped in bacon with toothpicks

Tips for air frying pickles and bacon

  • secure with toothpicks, making sure to poke through all layers
  • cook and flip halfway through
  • use thin sliced bacon with less fat for extra crispiness

Substitutions / Additions

You can add any of the following items to your bacon fried pickles:

  • cheese cubes, added after air-frying
  • onion slices
  • jalapeño peppers or mushrooms
  • mini meatballs
  • or, serve with fresh tomatoes after air frying
air fried bacon pickle
serve with your favorite dressing or a cheese cube if you’re fancy

FAQ

What’s the best sauce to serve with fried pickle snacks?

Serve with honey mustard, ranch, or a spicy southwest ranch. Dressings are typically lower in carbs if made with yogurt.

Can I re-heat and save for later?

Since there’s no breading, absolutely! Store up to 2 days in the refrigerator and reheat in the air fryer or oven at 350°F until hot.

bacon wrapped air fryer pickles

Bacon-Wrapped Pickles (air fryer)

These bacon-wrapped pickles are made in under 20 minutes in the air fryer. A tasty keto / low carb appetizer for any occasion.
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Course: Appetizer
Cuisine: American
Keyword: 2 ingredient, air fryer, bacon, keto, low carb, pickle
Prep Time: 5 minutes
Cook Time: 15 minutes
Total Time: 20 minutes
Servings: 6
Calories: 303kcal
Author: Amber @ Low Carb Quick

Equipment

Ingredients

  • 2 dill pickles sliced into about 12 slices
  • 1 pkg bacon

Instructions

  • slice dill pickle
  • wrap bacon around each pickle slice and secure with a toothpick
  • air fry for 7 minutes, flip, and air fry for another 7 minutes or until desired crispiness.

Notes

Notes:
You may add any of the following items to your bacon fried pickles:
  • cheese cubes (after frying)
  • onion
  • jalapeño peppers 
  • mushrooms

Nutrition

Calories: 303kcal | Carbohydrates: 1g | Protein: 9g | Fat: 29g | Saturated Fat: 10g | Polyunsaturated Fat: 5g | Monounsaturated Fat: 13g | Trans Fat: 1g | Cholesterol: 48mg | Sodium: 666mg | Potassium: 162mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 1g | Vitamin A: 66IU | Vitamin C: 1mg | Calcium: 13mg | Iron: 1mg

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