Fried Pepperoncini's

Fried Pepperoncini’s

  • Author: Jenne Kopalek
  • Prep Time: 5 Minutes
  • Cook Time: 5 Minutes
  • Total Time: 10 Minutes
  • Yield: 6 Servings 1x


Pepperoncini peppers battered and fried for a zingy appetizer.



For Pepperoncini’s

  • 2 eggs
  • 1 cup bread crumbs
  • 1 jar pepperoncini’s (greek style)
  • 2 cups vegetable oil; for frying

For Garlic Lemon Basil Aioli Sauce

  • 1/2 cup mayo
  • 2 tablespoons lemon juice
  • 2 tablespoons classico basil pesto
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 1 teaspoon pepper
  • 1 teaspoon garlic powder


For Fried Pepperoncini’s

  1. Place oil in pot and bring to 325 degrees F.
  2. Crack and whisk eggs in a bowl.
  3. Add bread crumbs to separate bowl
  4. Place pepperoncini’s into the egg bowl then to the bread crumbs and dust well. 
  5. Place into hot oil carefully and fry for just a few seconds. Once they are lightly golden brown remove to a plate with spider(strainer with handle) to a paper towel/or kitchen cloth to drain off excess oil. 

For Garlic Lemon Basil Aioli Sauce

  1. Place mayo into a bowl. Mix in lemon juice and basil pesto. 
  2. Add in salt, pepper, and garlic powder. Stir well. 
  3. Place in fridge until ready to serve.

  • Category: Appetizer
  • Method: Stove Top
  • Cuisine: American

Keywords: Fried Pepperoncini's

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