fireman bob's bloomin onions my way...

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By Bob Cooney
from Cottonwood Heights, UT

I just LOVE a good Bloomin Onion... With this Onion, I hope You all will take the opportunity to try and see why I LOVE these... Great with my... http://www.justapinch.com/recipes/main-course/beef/fireman-bobs-marinated-smokey-rib-eye-steaks.html?p=2 just sayin is all.... :)

serves a bunch
prep time 15 Min
cook time 10 Min
method Deep Fry

Ingredients For fireman bob's bloomin onions my way...

  • spicy bloomin dipping sauce
  • 3 c
    mayonnaise
  • 3 c
    sour cream
  • 1 c
    shredded extra sharp cheddar cheese
  • 1/2 c
    chili powder
  • 2 Tbsp
    horseradish sauce
  • 2 sm
    anniheim chili - roasted and diced fine
  • 1 tsp
    cayenne pepper
  • batter for onions
  • 1/3 c
    cornstarch
  • 2 tsp
    garlic - minced
  • 2 tsp
    paprika
  • 1 tsp
    jalapeno pepper - diced fine
  • 1 tsp
    salt
  • 1 1/4 tsp
    white pepper
  • 1 c
    beef stock
  • 1 3/4 c
    all purpose flour
  • 1/2 tsp
    dried thyme
  • 1/2 tsp
    dried oregano
  • 1/2 tsp
    ground cumin
  • 3 tsp
    paprika
  • 2 tsp
    garlic powder
  • 1/4 tsp
    crushed red pepper flakes
  • 1 tsp
    caraway seeds
  • 1 or 2 lg
    sweet vidalia onions

How To Make fireman bob's bloomin onions my way...

  • 1
    Prepare the Spicy Bloomin Dipping Sauce first and chill. Combine the first 7 ingredients in a small bowl, mixing well, Chill for 30 minutes.
  • 2
    Prepare the Batter... Mix cornstarch, flour, and all remaing ingredients until well blended. Add beef stock, mix well.
  • 3
    Cut about 1/4" off top of onion and peel. Cut 12 to 16 vertical wedges into onion, like a pizza slice, but do not cut through the bottom.
  • 4
    Plunge the onion into boiling water for 1 minute. Remove from boiling water and plunge into Ice water for 3 minutes. Take it out of the water and gently place the bottom facing down, onto a cookie sheet until it "flowers". It will spread out like a " Flower " on the cookie sheet.
  • 5
    Carefully place " opened onion " in batter coating the whole onion. Gently place in fryer basket with " wire basket " spoon and deep-fry at 375 to 400 1 1/2 minutes. Turn over, and fry an additional 1 1/2 minutes, or until golden brown.
  • 6
    Salt to taste immediately when removed from oil. Drain on paper towels.
  • 7
    Place onion upright in shallow bowl, and serve immediately Serve hot with Spicy Bloomin Dipping Sauce. Enjoy !!!
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