Dehydrated minced onion (1 1/2 teaspoons) can be substituted for the raw onion if desired.
I used unrefined virgin coconut oil, which made for lighter fritters that are free from any excess grease that didn't get blotted out.
Due to cutting back on gluten, I used a mixture of regular and brown rice flours with a pinch of xanthan gum for the 3/4 cup flour. This did not affect the texture or taste in my opinion.
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.