Fried Onion Strips

Lynnda Cloutier


These are a standard topping for chicken fried steak, but they also work on burgers or just on the side.
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15 Min
15 Min
Deep Fry


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    2 cups buttermilk
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    1 tsp. tabasco sauce
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    2 cups thinly sliced onion
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    4 cups vegetable oil
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    2 cups flour
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    2 tsp. kosher salt
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    1 tsp. black pepper

How to Make Fried Onion Strips


  1. Whisk together buttermilk and Tabasco; pour over onion string in shallow dish to cover and soak 20 minutes.
    Heat oil in large sauté pan over medium high til it reaches 375. Whisk together flour, cumin, salt, and pepper.
  2. Remove a handful of strings from buttermilk, allow excess to drip off, then toss strings in flour mixture. Shake off excess. Drop coated string into hot oil and fry til golden, 3 to 4 minutes. Transfer fried strings to a paper towel lined baking sheet. Season with additional salt if desired. Repeat coating and frying til all strings are fried

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About Fried Onion Strips

Course/Dish: Vegetables
Main Ingredient: Vegetable
Regional Style: American

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