Onion Rings (How To Make Extra Crispy Onion Ring)

Onion rings are made from the combination of sliced onions, breadcrumbs, flour or cornstarch e.t.c The sliced onion is dipped into a batter and then seasoned in breadcrumbs.

It is often served as a side dish and can also be eaten alone. To make it extra crispy use cornstarch instead of flour. You can serve with a chilled drink e.g ( chap man, Zobo drink, Soy milk, almond milk e.t.c.

Preparation time; 20 minutes

Cook time: 15 minutes

Total time; 35 minutes

Homemade onion rings

Ingredient

  • 2 large onions, cut into rings (1/4 inch)
  • 1 cup all-purpose flour or corn starch
  • 1 1/2 teaspoon baking powder
  • 1 cup milk
  • 1 egg
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • Vegetable oil for frying
  • 3/4 cup bread crumbs (optional).

Procedure

  1. Separate the 1/4 inch slices of onion into separate rings
  2. Soak onion rings in a bowl of ice water for one hour, drain and pat dry with paper towels
  3. In a small bowl combine flour, baking powder, and salt. Coat the rings in the dry mixture and set aside.
  4. In a medium bowl, whisk 1 egg and milk together until smooth
  5. Heat oil in a deep-fryer or large saucepan to 375 degrees Fahrenheit or 190-degrees celsius.
  6. Dip flour-coated rings in the egg-milk mixture and place on a wire rack t remove or let excess egg-milk mixture drain.
  7. When it is drained, pour bread crumbs in a shallow dish. Dip egg-milk coated onion rings into the bread crumb until completely coated
  8. Fry the battered rings, working in batches until golden brown for about 5 minutes.
  9. Transfer fried onion rings to a paper towel-lined plate using a slotted spoon (to let any excess oil drain off).

onion Ring

Prep Time20 mins
Cook Time15 mins
Total Time35 mins
Course: Appetizer
Cuisine: American

Equipment

  • Sauce pan
  • Bowl

Ingredients

  • 2 Large Onions, cut into rings (1/4 inch
  • 1 Cup All-purpose flour or corn starch
  • 1/2 Teaspoon Baking powder
  • 1 Cup Milk
  • 1 Egg
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • Vegetable oil for frying
  • 3/4 Cup bread crumbs Optional

Instructions

  • Separate the 1/4 inch slices of onion rings into separate rings.
  • Soak onion rings in a bowl of ice water for one hour, drain and pat dry with paper towels
  • In a small bowl combine flour, baking powder, and salt. Coat onion rings in the dry mixture and set aside.
  • In a medium bowl, whisk 1 egg and milk together until smooth
  • Heat oil in a deep-fryer or large saucepan to 375 degrees Fahrenheit or 190 degrees Celsius.
  • Dip flour-coated onion rings in the egg-milk mixture and place it on a wire rack to remove or let the excess egg-milk mixture drain.
  • When it is drained, pour bread crumbs in a shallow dish. Dip egg-milk coated onion rings into the bread crumbs until completely coated.
  • Fry the battered onion rings, working in batches, until golden brown for about 5 minutes. Transfer fried onion rings to a paper towel-lined plate using a slotted spoon (to let any excess oil drain off).
  • You can sprinkle each onion rings with a little salt.

Notes

Cornstarch gives it a crispier crust.