Blooming Onion

Recipe by Rita1652
READY IN: 25mins
SERVES: 4
UNITS: US

INGREDIENTS

Nutrition
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DIRECTIONS

  • Beat together the egg and buttermilk in a medium bowl.
  • Combine the flour, salt, pepper, cayenne, oregano, thyme, cumin and old bay in a separate bowl.
  • Slice 3/4" to 1" off the top and bottom of the onion and remove skin.
  • Cut out a 1" core and slice about 3/4 of the way down to create petals.
  • Place the onion in boiling water to separate the petals.
  • Let cool.
  • Dip the onion into the milk mixture.
  • Dip the coated onion into the flour mixture, covering liberally.
  • Repeat process.
  • Let onion set in the refrigerator for 15 minutes before frying.
  • Heat vegetable oil in a deep fryer or pot to 350 degrees.
  • Fry the onion right side up for 10 minutes until brown.
  • Drain on a rack or paper towel.
  • Combine ingredients for dipping sauce and serve.
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