Recipe: Onion rings

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  • 3 large sweet onions, sliced 1/4' thick
  • 2 cups all purpose flour
  • 1 1/2 cup whole milk or buttermilk
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon paprika
  • 1/4 teaspoon cayenne
  • oil for frying


  • Begin to heat cooking oil.
  • In a medium bowl, combine flour, milk, salt, paprika, and cayenne to make onion ring batter.
  • Remove inner rings of onion slices and discard. Take the large rings and dip in batter.
  • Place battered rings in hot oil. When they begin to rise to the top of the oil and become golden brown, turn over and continue to cook for 2 minutes.
  • Remove onions rings from oil with sieve and drain on paper towels. Serve onion rings immediately.


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