Crispy Onion Rings

Crispy Onion Rings Recipe

A kid's favorite crunchy and crispy onion rings
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A popular side dish or snack that goes with just about anything.


3 sweet onions, sliced into quarters and separated into rings
1 cup flour
½ teaspoon salt
1 ½ teaspoon baking powder
2/3 cup water
1 egg
½ tablespoon lemon juice
1 tablespoon melted butter
Oil for frying

Recipe Instructions

Prepare the onions.
Soak the onion rings for at least ½ hour in ice water then pat the onions dry with paper towels.

Make the batter.
Sift the flour, baking powder and salt into a bowl. Mix together the egg, water and lemon juice in a large mixing bowl and beat until it is frothy. Stir in the dry ingredients and combine well. Add the butter to the mixture and mix.

Cook the onion rings.
Heat the oil to 375F. Dip the onion rings into the batter a few at a time and fry them in the oil for 2 minutes on each side. Remove the rings from the batter with a slotted spoon and let them drain on paper towels. Keep the cooked onion rings in a slow oven until all the onion rings are done.