Outback Steakhouse Bloomin' Onion and Sauces

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alberta smith

By
@evon

copy cat recipe said to be the real thing. I can't tell.

Rating:
★★★★★ 1 vote
Comments:
Method:
Deep Fry

Ingredients

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FOR THE BATTER:

1/3 c
cornstarch
1 1/2 c
cups flour
2 tsp
garlic, minced
2 tsp
paprika
1 tsp
salt
1 tsp
pepper
24 oz
beer
4 large
vidalia onions

FOR THE SEASONED FLOUR:

2 c
flour
4 tsp
paprika
2 tsp
garlic powder
1/2 tsp
pepper
1/4 tsp
cayenne

How to Make Outback Steakhouse Bloomin' Onion and Sauces

Step-by-Step

  • 1Prepare the Seasoned Flour:
    Combine flour, paprika, garlic powder, pepper and cayenne until well blended.
  • 2Prepare the Batter:
    Mix cornstarch, flour, and seasonings until well blended.
    Add beer, mix well.
  • 3Prepare the Onion:
    Cut about 3/4″ off top of onion and peel.
  • 4Cut into onion 12 to 16 vertical wedges, but do not cut through bottom root end.
  • 5Remove about 1″ of petals from center of onion. You can place the cut onions in cold water for a few hours to help "open" them up (just make sure that you drain them well).
  • 6Dip onion in seasoned flour and remove excess by gently shaking.
  • 7Separate petals and dip in batter to coat thoroughly.
  • 8Gently place in fryer basket and deep fry at 375 to 400 for 1 1/2 minutes.
  • 9Turn over, and fry an additional 1 1/2 minutes or until golden brown.
  • 10Drain on paper towels.
  • 11Place onion upright in a shallow bowl and remove center core with a circular cutter or apple corer.
  • 12Serve hot with dipping sauce and chili sauce.
  • 13Outback Dipping Sauce:

    Ingredients:
    1/2 cup mayonnaise
    2 teaspoons ketchup
    2 teaspoons creamed horseradish
    1/4 teaspoon paprika
    1/4 teaspoon salt
    1/8 teaspoon dried oregano
    1 dash black pepper
    1 dash cayenne

    Directions:

    Blend everything together well and refrigerate for 2 hours or overnight.

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About Outback Steakhouse Bloomin' Onion and Sauces

Main Ingredient: Vegetable
Regional Style: Australian
Hashtags: #onions, #big, #needed




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