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Buttermilk Batter-Fried Onion Rings

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

Ingredients

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

How to Make It

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

  2. Whisk together flour and next 4 ingredients until smooth.

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

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