Deep-Fried Onion Rings

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Bermuda onions are covered in a buttermilk batter and deep-fried. Can be reheated in a warm oven to serve.

close up view of Deep-Fried Onion Rings and ketchup in a white sauce cup, in a white bowl
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Prep Time:
10 mins
Cook Time:
15 mins
Additional Time:
1 hrs
Total Time:
1 hrs 25 mins
Servings:
8
Yield:
8 servings

Ingredients

  • 3 large Bermuda onions, sliced into 1/3-inch rings

  • 1 cup sifted all-purpose flour

  • 1 cup buttermilk

  • 1 egg, beaten

  • ½ teaspoon baking soda

  • ½ teaspoon salt

  • 2 cups corn oil, or as needed

Directions

  1. Soak onion rings in a bowl of ice water for 1 hour; drain and pat dry with paper towels.

  2. Whisk flour, buttermilk, egg, baking soda, and salt together in a bowl until smooth.

  3. Heat oil in a deep-fryer or large saucepan to 375 degrees F (190 degrees C).

  4. Dip onion rings in batter, working in batches; fry battered onion rings in the hot oil until browned, about 5 minutes. Remove with a slotted spoon and drain on a paper towel-lined plate.

Editor's Note:

The nutrition data for this recipe includes the full amount of the breading ingredients. The actual amount of the breading consumed will vary. We have determined the nutritional value of oil for frying based on a retention value of 10% after cooking. The exact amount will vary depending on cooking time and temperature, ingredient density, and the specific type of oil used.

Nutrition Facts (per serving)

587 Calories
56g Fat
19g Carbs
4g Protein
Nutrition Facts
Servings Per Recipe 8
Calories 587
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 56g 72%
Saturated Fat 7g 37%
Cholesterol 25mg 8%
Sodium 268mg 12%
Total Carbohydrate 19g 7%
Dietary Fiber 1g 5%
Total Sugars 4g
Protein 4g
Vitamin C 5mg 23%
Calcium 54mg 4%
Iron 1mg 6%
Potassium 154mg 3%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.

** Nutrient information is not available for all ingredients. Amount is based on available nutrient data.

(-) Information is not currently available for this nutrient. If you are following a medically restrictive diet, please consult your doctor or registered dietitian before preparing this recipe for personal consumption.

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