Total Time
1hr 4mins
Prep 1 hr
Cook 4 mins

Delicious onion rings.

Ingredients Nutrition

  • 1 cup flour
  • 1 cup beer (I prefer Budweiser)
  • 2 large onions (I prefer Vidalias)
  • vegetable oil (For Deep Fat Frying)


  1. Put the flour into a bowl and make a well in the center.
  2. Pour the beer into the well and whisk until combined.
  3. Let rest, covered for 1 hour.
  4. Peel onions and cut crosswise 1/3 inch thick and separate into rings.
  5. Dust the onion rings with the additional flour, shaking off the excess, and coat them with the batter.
  6. Working in batches, fry the onion rings in 2 inches of preheated 370 degrees, oil until they are golden.
  7. Transfer them with a slotted spoon to paper towels to drain and sprinkle them with salt to taste.


Most Helpful

OMG my husband made these today and I ate so much I'm sick. He used Negra Modelo beer. We love it and will use this for beer batter fish and veggies.

horselovr November 18, 2012

Crispy but needs some seasoning. I only have enough batter for 1 onion.

cuppycakes May 14, 2013

DH & I both loved these rings & I esp loved how I felt doing something I'd never tried b4. I used Egils (an Icelandic premium lager) & took a tiny detour from the prep because I thought it would work better for me. I put all the rings in a shaker bag w/1 heaping tbsp of flour, shook the heck out of it & then let them sit in the bag while the batter rested. I had no trouble w/the batter coating or frying, the crunch was great & I was amazed how little oil they absorbed. Despite review comments Re seasoning, I didn't add any as DH is on a severely sodium-restricted diet. I'd normally add salt (or Old Bay) for myself, but was glad I didn't after I dipped the 1st ring in some ketchup for a taste test. Yum! Thx for sharing this recipe. Good stuff! :-)

twissis July 06, 2012

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