Deep-Fried Onion Rings

Deep-Fried Onion Rings

8 Reviews 2 Pics
  • Prep

    10 m
  • Cook

    15 m
  • Ready In

    1 h 25 m
Elle
Recipe by  Elle

“Bermuda onions are covered in a buttermilk batter and deep-fried. Can be reheated in a warm oven to serve.”

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Ingredients

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Original recipe yields 8 servings

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Directions

  1. Soak onion rings in a bowl of ice water for 1 hour; drain and pat dry with paper towels.
  2. Whisk flour, buttermilk, egg, baking soda, and salt together in a bowl until smooth.
  3. Heat oil in a deep-fryer or large saucepan to 375 degrees F (190 degrees C).
  4. Dip onion rings in batter, working in batches; fry battered onion rings in the hot oil until browned, about 5 minutes. Remove with a slotted spoon and drain on a paper towel-lined plate.

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Reviews (8)

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Baking Nana
11

Baking Nana

These are really good if you like a really puffy batter, which we do. Make sure that your oil is at at least 350 and do these in batches. They hold well in a low oven while you finish the rest. I knocked these down one star because they really need to be dusted with flour prior to going into the batter, so the batter will stick and the batter needs a little more seasoning - maybe a little cayenne. I sliced the onions and let soak in cold water as directed, in a salad spinner - drained and spun dry, which worked great. Very nice recipe that I would use again and again with just a few simple changes. Thanks Elle.

duboo
6

duboo

Excellent! I did end up using 2 large yellow onions instead of Bermudas, but otherwise followed the recipe exactly. I did find that the recipe barely was enough for my 2 onions using 1/2 inch slices, but perhaps that was because of the size of them. I did use a deep fat fryer rather than a pan on the stove. On the first batch I used the wire basket that came with my fryer. Big mistake. The batter oozed through the basket and made a large onion clump that wouldn't come out. After that, I made small batches directly in the fryer and they came out perfect.

Tartla
2

Tartla

Tried this today using 100% whole wheat flour (all we had in house) and boy was this ever delicious! Everybody LOVED them! Thank you so much, Elle! Fantastic recipe!!!

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Nutrition

Amount Per Serving (8 total)

  • Calories
  • 587 cal
  • 29%
  • Fat
  • 56.1 g
  • 86%
  • Carbs
  • 18.7 g
  • 6%
  • Protein
  • 4 g
  • 8%
  • Cholesterol
  • 28 mg
  • 9%
  • Sodium
  • 267 mg
  • 11%

Based on a 2,000 calorie diet

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