Heavenly Fried Onion Rings Recipe

Russ Myers


One of everyone's favorite treats. Easy to make. Goes well with hamburgers or hot dogs for a quick meal.

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4 servings


10 Min


10 Min


Deep Fry


1 lg. vidalia onion
3/4 C. all-purpose flour
1/4 C. yellow cornmeal
1/2 tsp. baking powder
1/2 tsp. salt
1/4 tsp. baking soda
1 egg
1 C. buttermilk
oil for deep-fat frying

Directions Step-By-Step

Cut onion into 1/2-inch slices and separate into rings. In a large mixing bowl, combine the flour, cornmeal, baking powder, salt, and baking soda. Combine egg and buttermilk, then stir into dry ingredients just until moistened. In deep fat fryer, heat 1 inch of oil to 375 degrees. Dip onion rings into batter. Fry a few at a time for 1 to 1 1/2 minutes or until golden brown. Drain on paper towels (keep warm in a 300-degree oven).

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Vegetables, Other Snacks
Main Ingredient: Vegetable
Regional Style: American
Other Tag: Heirloom