Onion Straws

1
Pat Duran

By
@kitchenChatter

This recipe makes enough for 2 servings.
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.

Rating:
★★★★★ 5 votes
Comments:
Serves:
2 servings
Prep:
5 Min
Cook:
15 Min

Ingredients

1 large
sweet onion
2 c
dairy buttermilk
2 c
flour
1 tsp
salt
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

Step-by-Step

  • 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.

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