Onion Rings

These are big, puffy onion rings cooked in a beer batter. The alcohol cooks out of the batter, so they are fine for children to eat. Try one of these on a cheeseburger or a bunch of them as a side dish for grilled steak

Serves: 4Hands-on: 30 minutesTotal: 30 minutesDifficulty: Easy

Serves: 4

Ingredients

  • 2 large onions, sliced
  • 1⅓ cups whole milk, divided
  • 1¾ cups all-purpose flour, divided
  • 1 tsp. salt
  • ½ tsp. ground black pepper
  • 1½ tsp. baking powder
  • 6 oz. dark beer
  • 2 eggs, separated
  • 4 cups peanut oil

Directions

  • Soak onion slices in 1 cup of the milk while you assemble the batter and heat the oil for frying.
  • Combine ¾ cup of the flour, salt, pepper, and baking powder. Whisk beer in gradually, followed by the remaining milk, and then the egg yolks. Beat egg whites to stiff peaks. Fold them into the batter.
  • Drain the onion slices, dip each in flour (remaining 1 cup), then dip in batter.
  • Heat oil to 350ºF. Fry onion slices in hot oil immediately after dipping them in batter, until they are golden in color. Drain on brown paper and sprinkle with salt.

Recipe Information

Serves: 4

Ingredients

  • 2 large onions, sliced
  • 1⅓ cups whole milk, divided
  • 1¾ cups all-purpose flour, divided
  • 1 tsp. salt
  • ½ tsp. ground black pepper
  • 1½ tsp. baking powder
  • 6 oz. dark beer
  • 2 eggs, separated
  • 4 cups peanut oil

Directions

  • Soak onion slices in 1 cup of the milk while you assemble the batter and heat the oil for frying.
  • Combine ¾ cup of the flour, salt, pepper, and baking powder. Whisk beer in gradually, followed by the remaining milk, and then the egg yolks. Beat egg whites to stiff peaks. Fold them into the batter.
  • Drain the onion slices, dip each in flour (remaining 1 cup), then dip in batter.
  • Heat oil to 350ºF. Fry onion slices in hot oil immediately after dipping them in batter, until they are golden in color. Drain on brown paper and sprinkle with salt.

Nutrition Information

Nutrition Information
Amount per serving
Calories510
Total Fat29g
Saturated Fat6g
Cholesterol95mg
Sodium640mg
Total Carbohydrate50g
Dietary Fiber2g
Sugars7g
Protein11g