Onion Rings (How To Make Extra Crispy Onion Ring)

Onion rings are made from the combination of sliced onions, breadcrumbs (optional), 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).
Homemade onion rings

Onion Ring

Prep Time 20 mins
Cook Time 15 mins
Total Time 35 mins
Course Appetizer
Cuisine American

Equipment

  • Saucepan
  • Bowl
  • Knife

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.