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Fried Olives with Aoli Dipping Sauce

Raven Higheagle


Little bites, great for any kind of party or get together. This is one of my go to Game Day recipes. Quick and easy great for your Game Day buffet table.


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Serves 18 to 20
15 Min
20 Min
Deep Fry


  • 3 jar(s)
    small pitted green olives (or fresh olives from an olive bar)
  • 1 1/2 c
  • 1 1/2 c
    plain bread crumbs
  • 3 large
  • ·
    vegetable oil for frying

  • 1 c
    hellmanns mayonnaise
  • 3 clove
    garlic, finely minced
  • ·
    juice of 2 medium lemons

How to Make Fried Olives with Aoli Dipping Sauce


  1. In a heavy bottomed pot heat an inch of vegetable oil until it reaches 325-350 degrees on a thermometer.
  2. While it is heating, set out the flour in a pie plate or shallow dish, and the breadcrumbs in another.
  3. Beat the eggs with 3 tablespoons of water in a small bowl.
  4. Dredge the olives in the flour, and then into the beaten egg.
  5. Toss them into the breadcrumbs and make sure they get evenly coated.
  6. Fry the olives in the hot oil until they are golden, this will take about a minute and a half.
  7. do this in batches so the oil doesn’t cool down when you add the olives.
  8. Drain the olives on a paper towel, and serve hot.
  9. for the Aioli Dipping Sauce:
    Mix together minced garlic, mayonnaise and lemon juice until smooth. Chill until ready to serve.

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