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Onion Rings?

Candy Jun 27, 2006 06:59 PM

Anyone have a super special onion ring recipe they would like to share?

TIA
Candy

  1. pilotgirl210 Jun 28, 2006 03:32 PM

    I'm at work, Candy, so don't have the recipe, but I use a classic beer batter and double-dip the rings. Slice and separate onion rings, dredge in flour, dip in beer batter, re-dip in flour, dip a second time in batter. The rings are always feather light and soooooo yummy. I hate the thick, dense things they serve at fast-food restaurants. If you'd like the recipe, I can dig it out when I get home.

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      Chowsmurf Jun 27, 2006 10:09 PM

      I soak the onions (generally mayan sweets) in a mixture of 1:1 buttermilk and hard apple cider with a dash of Dave's insanity before throwing them in a paper bag with seasioned flour (flour, cayenne, lots of fresh ground pepper, salt) and then tossing them in the oil. I slice them up pretty thin, so they aren't true jumbo rings. I get lots of requests to make them, so I assume they are tasty.

      I also deep fry shallots in similar flour mixture and olive oil to top roasted asparagus at dinner parties. I often get requests for just a basket of fried shallots, but talk about a ton of prep work, making all those little mini rings!

      1. Pei Jun 27, 2006 09:42 PM

        The batter I used for fish n' chips the other night was amazing for onion rings. Very crispy, airy, yum. I ate way more onion rings than fish.

        Photos: http://www.chezpei.com/2006/06/beer-battered-fried-fish.html

        Previous post, with recipe: http://www.chowhound.com/topics/show/...

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