Southwestern Onion Rings

Recipe by Dreamgoddess

From Taste of Home magazine, these onion rings were delicious served with grilled hamburgers. They had just the right amount of spices to suit my family's tastes. Of course, you can add in additional spices if you would like them with more heat. The prep time includes the time to soak the onion rings.

Top Review by Pesto lover

We loved these and will make them again and again. They are so flavorful and just right with TexMex style burgers. Thanks for posting.

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Slice the onions in 1/4" slices and separate the rings.
  2. Put the rings in a bowl and add the buttermilk to cover the onions.
  3. Soak for 30 minutes, stirring occasionally.
  4. Beat together the eggs and water in another bowl.
  5. Combine the flour, salt, chili powder, cayenne, sugar, garlic powder and cumin in a shallow dish.
  6. Drain the onion rings.
  7. Dip the rings first in the egg mixture, then dredge in the flour mixture.
  8. Fry the onion rings, a few at a time, in 1" of oil heated to 375 degrees until golden brown on each side.
  9. Drain and serve immediately.

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