Total Time
25mins
Prep 15 mins
Cook 10 mins

This is such a nice surprise to find on your plate and, it's simple! Just think of the praises you'll get at the next meal!

Directions

  1. Take a small to medium onion and cut the top off (about 1/4th of the onion).
  2. Peel away the outer skin but leave the root on.
  3. With a knife cut wedge shapes in it.
  4. But here's the trick -- take two wooden cooking spoons and rest the onion between them root down.
  5. Now slice wedges into the onion as you would cut a pizza.
  6. Doing this keeps the onion together at the base therefore allowing a bloomin onion result.
  7. Gently (with a knife) separate the sections from one another.
  8. Fry each one for a minute or so (depends on the size of the onion).
  9. These small onions will open up quickly and cook quickly so please understand this takes a little practice.
  10. Once its bloomin take it out of the grease and season it lightly with creole seasoning or cajun spice.
  11. You could also add remolade or rosette sauce on top to finish it.
  12. Variation: You can also batter them by mixing 1 cup of Bisquick and 1/2 cup of cornstarch in 2 cups of milk.
  13. Make a paste first with a little milk before adding all the milk.
  14. Soak the onions for about 30 minutes then dust them with flour and seasoning.
  15. Open the onion a little as you do it.
  16. Let the onions sit at least 5 minutes before frying.
Most Helpful

5 5

This was great! I did the batter version and used Old Bay Seasoning and my picky 13 year-old son inhaled them! Definitely a keeper and will make again soon! Thank you thank you soo much!

These were GREAT!, thanks for the idia!