Buttermilk Batter-Fried Onion Rings

READY IN: 15mins
Recipe by Bev I Am

These are best served the moment they come out of the fryer. From Southern Living.

Top Review by Marla Swoffer

Just like in the restaurant--no wait, better because they're so fresh! I used two smallish onions and had about half the batter leftover. I served this Dancer's Buttermilk Garlic Dressing (as a dip) and with Big John's Buttermilk Meatballs. Thanks for posting this, Bev!

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Cut onions into 1/2-inch slices, and separate into rings.
  2. Set aside.
  3. Whisk together flour and next 4 ingredients until smooth.
  4. Pour oil to a depth of 2 inches into a Dutch oven; heat to 375°.
  5. Dip onion rings in batter, coating well.
  6. Fry, a few rings at a time, until golden.
  7. Drain on paper towels.
  8. Serve immediately.

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