Beer Battered Onion Rings

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By Beth Pierce
from Old Monroe, MO

These Beer Battered Onion Rings with Dipping Sauce are the most delicious way to prepare onion rings. The beer batter can be prepared in a few minutes and they are consistently good every time! Crunchy, golden and fried to perfection they will quickly become one of your favorite onion rings.

serves 6
prep time 10 Hr
cook time 5 Hr
method Deep Fry


  •   1/3 c
  •   1 Tbsp
  •   1/4 tsp
    fresh ground black pepper
  •   1/8 tsp
    ground cayenne pepper
  •   1
    small clove garlic finely minced
  •   1 Tbsp
    lime juice
  •   2
    large sweet onions rough skins removed, cut into 1/2 inch rings and seperated
  •   1 1/4 c
    all purpose flour
  •   1/4 tsp
    ground cayenne pepper
  •   1/4 tsp
  •   1/2 tsp
    fresh ground black pepper
  •   1 tsp
    garlic powder
  •   1
    large egg beaten
  •   1 1/2 c
    vegetable oil for frying

How To Make

  • 1
    In small bowl combine mayo, ketchup, 1/4 teaspoon black pepper, 1/8 teaspoon ground cayenne pepper, garlic and lime juice.
  • 2
    Set 1/4 cup of flour aside on a shallow plate. In medium bowl combine 1 cup flour, 1/4 teaspoon ground cayenne pepper, cumin, 1/2 teaspoon black pepper, garlic powder, beaten egg and 1 cup to 1 1/2 cups beer depending on how thick you want the batter
  • 3
    Heat oil to 375 degrees. Dip onion rings in flour on shallow plate and then into batter. Fry battered onion rings in the hot oil until browned, about 4 minutes. Place on paper towels while working in small batches.
  • 4
    Serve hot with Lime Mayo Sauce
  • 5
    NOTES I personally like working with the batter when it is thin so I use 1 1/2 cups of beer. You can start with one cup and add more as you work with it till you get it to the consistency that you like.