Outback Steakhouse Bloomin' Onion

Recipe by Diana Adcock
READY IN: 24mins




  • ---------Alrighty-forthe seasoned flour-----------.
  • combine flour, paprika, garlic powder, pepper and cayenne-mix well.
  • --------Creamychili sauce--------.
  • combine mayo, sour cream, chili sauce and cayenne-mix well.
  • --------Dippingsauce----------.
  • Blend everything together well and let sit for 2 hours-refidgerated- or overnight.
  • --------Andfor the batter---------.
  • Mix cornstarch, flour and seasonings until well blended.
  • Add beer and mix well.
  • Cut about 3/4 inch off top of onion and peel.
  • Cut into onion 12-16 vertical wedges but do not cut through bottom root end.
  • Remove about 1 inch of petals from center of onion (You can place the cut onions in cold water for a few hours to help "open" them up -- just make sure that you drain them well).
  • Dip in seasoned flour and gently shake to remove excess.
  • Seperate peatls to coat thoroughly with batter.
  • Gently place in a fryer basket and deep fry at 375-400 for 1 1/2 minutes.
  • Turn over and fry 1 1/2 minutes more or until golden brown.
  • Drain on paper towels.
  • Place onion upright in a shallow bowl and remove center core with a circular cutter or apple corer.
  • Serve hot with chili sauce and dipping sauce.