Total Time
17mins
Prep 15 mins
Cook 2 mins

My family really likes this onion rings recipe! Since we like heat I most always add in about 1/2 teaspoon cayenne pepper to the flour mixture, but that is optional, I only use the large rings and save the small pieces of onions for another use.

Ingredients Nutrition

Directions

  1. Cut the onions into 1-inch thick slices, and separate into rings.
  2. To make the dry batter; mix together 1 cup plus 2 tablespoons flour, cornmeal, cornstarch, baking powder and seasoning salt in a large bowl.
  3. Pour enough oil into a cast-iron pot to come to a depth of 3-inches.
  4. Heat the oil to 325°F-350°F.
  5. Place 1-1/2 cups flour in a bowl.
  6. In another bowl, mix together milk and buttermilk.
  7. Working in batches, about 3-5 rings at a time, dredge onions in the plain flour firstly.
  8. Dip in milk/buttermilk mixture, then dredge in seasoned flour mixture.
  9. Immediately fry onions in hot oil until crisp and golden (about 2-3 minutes).
  10. Use tongs or a slotted spoon to remove onion rings from the oil; drain well on paper towels before serving.
  11. Season with more seasoned salt if desired.

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