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Crispy onion rings are just like what you'd get in a restaurant
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Onion Rings

Crispy, Crunchy onion rings
Prep Time15 mins
Cook Time20 mins
Resting Time1 hr
Total Time35 mins
Course: Appetizer, Side Dish
Cuisine: American
Keyword: crispy onion rings, homemade onion rings, onion rings recipe
Servings: 4 people
Calories: 429kcal
Author: Kathy

Ingredients

Onions

  • 1 - 2 large onion
  • 1 cup milk

Batter

  • 1 1/2 cups flour
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1 1/2 cups beer

Assembly and Cooking

  • 4-6 cups oil
  • 1/2 cup flour
  • salt

Instructions

Onions

  • Peel and slice onions into 1/2 inch rings. Separate rings and place in a dish.
  • Pour milk over onions.  Cover and refrigerate 1-2 hours. Stir onions at least once during resting time. 

Batter

  • Add flour and salt to a mixing bowl.  Stir together.
  • Mix in beer.
  • Cover and let sit at room temperature for at least one hour.

Assembly and Cooking

  • Preheat oil to 375 degrees. Amount of oil used depends on size of pan. You want 2-3 inches of oil in pan. 
  • Place flour into a bag.
  • Pour off milk from onion rings. 
  • Place 3-5 onion rings in bag.  Shake lightly so they are coated.
  • Place each onion ring into batter one at a time. Remove from batter with tongs or a fork, tapping tongs lightly on side of bowl to remove excess batter.
  • Place in oil.
  • Do not overcrowd pan.
  • Cook for 2-3 minutes per side until golden brown.
  • Remove from oil and place on a baking sheet lined with a baking rack.
  • Place baking sheet in a 175 degree oven to keep warm while cooking remaining onion rings. 
  • Allow oil to return to 375 degrees and repeat. 
  • Sprinkle with salt just before serving.

Nutrition

Calories: 429kcal | Carbohydrates: 55g | Protein: 9g | Fat: 16g | Saturated Fat: 2g | Cholesterol: 6mg | Sodium: 468mg | Potassium: 220mg | Fiber: 2g | Sugar: 4g | Vitamin A: 100IU | Vitamin C: 2.8mg | Calcium: 88mg | Iron: 3mg