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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.

David Bonom
Recipe by Cooking Light April 2008

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Credit: Oxmoor House

Recipe Summary test

hands-on:
10 mins
total:
29 mins
Yield:
6 servings (serving size: about 1/2 cup)
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Ingredients

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Directions

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  • Preheat oven to 450°.

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  • 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.

  • 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.

Chef's Notes

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.

Nutrition Facts

187 calories; fat 3.4g; saturated fat 0.9g; mono fat 0.9g; poly fat 0.8g; protein 7g; carbohydrates 32g; fiber 2.8g; cholesterol 71mg; iron 2.1mg; sodium 335mg; calcium 80mg.
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