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red onion rings

★★★★★ 1
a recipe by
Joyce Lowery
Sterlington, LA

Different twist on onion rings! Red onions are my favorite onions.

★★★★★ 1
serves 8
prep time 20 Min
cook time 20 Min
method Deep Fry

Ingredients For red onion rings

  • 3
    large red onions, cut into 1/4 inch slices
  • 1/2 c
  • 2 c
    vegetable oil
  • 1/2 c
    self rising flour
  • 1/2 c
  • 1 tsp
    cayenne pepper
  • 1 tsp
  • 1 tsp
    black pepper

How To Make red onion rings

  • 1
    Combine onions and buttermilk in a large bowl; soak for 5 minutes.
  • 2
    Meanwhile, pour oil into a large pot to a depth of 1-1/2 inches; heat to 375 degrees.
  • 3
    Mix flour, cornmeal, cayenne, salt, and pepper in a medium bowl. Drain onion rings.
  • 4
    Working in small batches, add a few onion rings to flour mixture and turn to coat. Carefully add to oil. Fry until golden brown, 2 minutes. Drain on paper towel. Sprinkle with salt and pepper to taste.

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