Make at Home Onion Rings
Recipe type: Appetizer
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  • 1 large or 2 small Sweet Onions
  • 1½ cups Flour
  • 1 tsp Baking Powder
  • 1 tsp Salt
  • 1 tsp Cayenne Pepper
  • 1 Egg
  • 1½ cups Buttermilk
  • ¼ cup Water
  • ¾ cup Bread Crumbs
  • Salt to taste
  • 1 quart Vegetable Oil for frying
  1. Cut onions into ¼ inch slices and separate into rings. Then place onions in a bowl.
  2. Add the buttermilk and refrigerate for 15 minutes.
  3. In a deep skillet, heat the oil to 365-370 degrees Fahrenheit.
  4. In a large bowl, stir together the flour, baking powder, salt and cayenne pepper.
  5. Dip the onion slices into the flour mixture until they are all coated; set aside. Pour the buttermilk from the bowl into the flour mixture and add the water and the egg and stir until blended using a fork.
  6. Dip the floured rings into the batter to coat, then place on a wire rack to drain.
  7. Spread the bread crumbs out on a plate or shallow dish. Dip the onion rings into the crumbs on both sides to coat.
  8. Deep fry a few at a time for 2 to 3 minutes, or until golden brown (turning midway).
  9. Place on paper towels to drain.
  10. Salt to taste.
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