Barbecue-Flavored Onion Rings

Regular yellow onions will work in this recipe, but sweet onions have a milder flavor. Coating the onion rings with breadcrumbs in batches keeps the crumbs dry for maximum crispness. Rotate pans during cooking for even browning.

Yield: 6 servings (serving size: about 1/2 cup)
Total:
Recipe from Cooking Light

More From Cooking Light

Recipe Time

Hands On: 10 Minutes
Total: 29 Minutes

Nutritional Information

Amount per serving
  • Calories: 187
  • Fat: 3.4g
  • Saturated fat: 0.9g
  • Monounsaturated fat: 0.9g
  • Polyunsaturated fat: 0.8g
  • Protein: 7g
  • Carbohydrate: 32g
  • Fiber: 2.8g
  • Cholesterol: 71mg
  • Iron: 2.1mg
  • Sodium: 335mg
  • Calcium: 80mg

Ingredients

  • 3 tablespoons all-purpose flour
  • 1 tablespoon sugar
  • 1 teaspoon chili powder
  • 1 teaspoon ground cumin
  • 1/2 teaspoon paprika
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon ground allspice
  • 2 large eggs, lightly beaten
  • 1 pound Vidalia or other sweet onions, cut into (1/4-inch-thick) slices and separated into rings (about 2 large)
  • 1 1/2 cups dry breadcrumbs, divided
  • Cooking spray

Preparation

  1. 1. Preheat oven to 450°.
  2. 2. Combine flour, sugar, chili powder, cumin, salt, paprika, allspice, and eggs in a large bowl. Dip onion rings in flour mixture. Place half of onion rings in a zip-top plastic bag; add 3/4 cup breadcrumbs, shaking bag to coat onion rings. Repeat procedure with remaining onion rings and remaining 3/4 cup breadcrumbs.
  3. 3. Arrange onion rings in a single layer on 2 baking sheets coated with cooking spray. Lightly coat onion rings with cooking spray. Bake at 450° for 5 minutes. Rotate pans on racks; bake 5 minutes. Turn onion rings over; lightly coat with cooking spray and bake 5 minutes. Rotate pans and bake 5 minutes or until crisp. Serve immediately.
Note:

This updated version of Barbecue-Flavored Onion Rings is based on a recipe that originally ran in Cooking Light, April 2008. The recipe was retested and updated for Cooking Light Crave!, Oxmoor House, 2013.

My Notes

Only you will be able to view, print, and edit this note.

Add Note

Barbecue-Flavored Onion Rings Recipe at a Glance
advertisement

More Recipes Like This

  1. Enter at least one ingredient

Indulge your cravings!

Daily Indulgence
Free Daily Indulgence Newsletter: You'll get our most indulgent sweets and savory treats.
We Respect Your Privacy. Privacy Policy