Fireman Bob's Bloomin Onions my way...

Bob Cooney


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...

Fireman Bob's Marinated Smokey Rib Eye Steaks

just sayin is all.... :)


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15 Min
10 Min
Deep Fry


  • ·
    spicy bloomin dipping sauce
  • 3 c
  • 3 c
    sour cream
  • 1 c
    shredded extra sharp cheddar cheese
  • 1/2 c
    chili powder
  • 2 Tbsp
    horseradish sauce
  • 2 small
    anniheim chili - roasted and diced fine
  • 1 tsp
    cayenne pepper
  • ·
    batter for onions
  • 1/3 c
  • 2 tsp
    garlic - minced
  • 2 tsp
  • 1 tsp
    jalapeno pepper - diced fine
  • 1 tsp
  • 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
  • 2 tsp
    garlic powder
  • 1/4 tsp
    crushed red pepper flakes
  • 1 tsp
    caraway seeds
  • 1 or 2 large
    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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About Fireman Bob's Bloomin Onions my way...

Main Ingredient: Vegetable
Regional Style: American

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