Old Fashioned Onion Rings

Old Fashioned Onion Rings

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"This is an actual recipe from a former employee of a popular drive-in restaurant. Crispy coated onion rings like the pro's make!"

Ingredients

18 m servings 641 cals
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Nutrition

  • Calories:
  • 641 kcal
  • 32%
  • Fat:
  • 34.6 g
  • 53%
  • Carbs:
  • 68.3g
  • 22%
  • Protein:
  • 14.3 g
  • 29%
  • Cholesterol:
  • 69 mg
  • 23%
  • Sodium:
  • 1272 mg
  • 51%

Based on a 2,000 calorie diet

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  1. Heat the oil in a deep-fryer to 365 degrees F (185 degrees C).
  2. Separate the onion slices into rings, and set aside. In a small bowl, stir together the flour, baking powder and salt.
  3. Dip the onion slices into the flour mixture until they are all coated; set aside. Whisk the egg and milk into the flour mixture using a fork. Dip the floured rings into the batter to coat, then place on a wire rack to drain until the batter stops dripping. The wire rack may be placed over a sheet of aluminum foil for easier clean up. Spread the bread crumbs out on a plate or shallow dish. Place rings one at a time into the crumbs, and scoop the crumbs up over the ring to coat. Give it a hard tap as you remove it from the crumbs. The coating should cling very well. Repeat with remaining rings.
  4. Deep fry the rings a few at a time for 2 to 3 minutes, or until golden brown. Remove to paper towels to drain. Season with seasoning salt, and serve.

Footnotes

  • Editor's note
  • The nutritional analysis for this recipe reflects an estimated 10% of the oil for frying as well as the full amount of the coating and breading. Therefore the values represented may not be accurate.
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Absolutely perfect, my husband fell in love with me all over again!! **UPDATE** I made these last night using Panko bread crumbs (which I pulsed in the food processor to make the crumbs super ti...

I chose to bake these instead of frying. I did drizzle a bit of olive oil onto the dish so they would get crispy and they turned out wonderful! I also added some tyme, basil and rosemary into th...

Delicious! Crispy on the outside and tender inside. I used brown onions. I floured them with an extra seasoning of garlic powder, paprika, battered them and then placed them in a shallow contain...

These are the best. I read in a recent cooking publication to slide a skewer through the onion rings and hang them across a bowl to drip. It works perfectly. I lay a wire cooling rack across ...

I made these for the guys at the fire hall. And I made a HUGE pile of them...not one was left! A very good recipe...a little messy, but it's esay to do and worth it! Some changes I made: I f...

Excellent recipe! The flavor was good, texture was awesome! Thanks for the recipe! The only thing is that I ran out of the crumb stuff so, I would use more of that next time (might have been my ...

With just a few tweeks this go from good to over the top grrreat. After slicing onions put into a shallow bowl and cover with buttermilk, let sit for hour in fridge. Add flour to a bowl with 1/...

One of my all time favorite foods, and so much better than the typical battered rings. Breaded onion rings are so hard to find at restaurants now since there are so few old fashioned drive-ins l...

These onion rings turned out perfect. I used many of the tips that I found in these reviews. I used a gallon ziploc to shake the onion slices with the flour mixture. Next, I set wire racks ov...