Buttermilk Batter-Fried Onion Rings

Southern Living
These Buttermilk Batter-Fried Onion Rings are best served the moment they come out of the fryer.
4 servings


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2 large onions
1 cup all-purpose flour
2 cups buttermilk
1 tablespoon sugar
1 teaspoon baking powder
1/2 teaspoon salt
Peanut oil


Cut onions into 1/2-inch slices, and separate into rings. Set aside.

Whisk together flour and next 4 ingredients until smooth.

Pour oil to a depth of 2 inches into a Dutch oven; heat to 375°.

Dip onion rings in batter, coating well. Fry, a few rings at a time, until golden. Drain on paper towels. Serve immediately.

Created date

May 2003