Kick A%% Fried Onion Rings

Recipe by Rita1652
READY IN: 30mins
SERVES: 8
UNITS: US

INGREDIENTS

Nutrition
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DIRECTIONS

  • Preheat the oven to 250 degrees.
  • Combine the buttermilk, hot pepper sauce and sugar in a medium bowl until the sugar dissolves.
  • Combine the flour, cornmeal, baking powder, Old Bay, salt and pepper in a shallow baking dish.
  • Peel and cut the onions into 1/4-inch-thick slices.
  • Separate the onion slices into rings and towel dry.
  • Dip the rings in the buttermilk and shake off the excess liquid.
  • Dredge the rings in the flour mixture, shake off the excess.
  • Meanwhile, heat the oil to 400 degrees over medium-high heat in a large heavy pan.
  • Add the onions to form a single layer on the oil's surface and cook until golden brown, no more than 3 minutes.
  • Using tongs, transfer the onions to the paper towel-lined plate.
  • Let stand 2 minutes to drain, then carefully transfer to the rack in the warm oven.
  • Repeat till all are fried.
  • Season with salt!
  • Serve!
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