Make more for a party.
Great to make on camping trip; in a deep Dutch oven over open fire.
Watch the oil does not catch fire.Just like Red Robin's onion straws.
- 1 large
- sweet onion
- 2 c
- dairy buttermilk
- 2 c
- 1 tsp
- 1/4 tsp
- paprika or cayenne pepper or some of each
- black pepper to taste
- 1 qt
- about canola oil
How to Make Onion Straws
- 1Slice onion very thin, then in half.
Soak in cold water; set aside. Heat oil in deep skillet or fryer or Dutch oven to 375^to 400^.
- 2Combine dry ingredients.
Drain onions. Toss into flour mixture, shake off excess, then in buttermilk, then back in flour mixture- shaking off excess flour.
- 3Plunge into hot oil.Fry for a few minutes and remove as soon as golden brown.
Repeat until all are fried.