Rating: 3 stars
2 Ratings
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  • 1 star values: 1
Recipe by Southern Living June 2007


Credit: Van Chaplin; Styling: Rose Nguyen

Recipe Summary

20 mins
6 mins
6 mins
32 mins
Makes 3 servings (serving size: 4 onion rings)


Ingredient Checklist


Instructions Checklist
  • Cut onion into 1/4-inch-thick slices, and separate into rings. Select largest 12 rings, reserving remaining onion slices for another use.

  • Whisk together buttermilk and egg white in a small bowl until blended.

  • Dredge onion rings in flour; dip into buttermilk mixture, coating well. Dredge again in flour, and place on a baking sheet.

  • Heat 2 tsp. oil in a 10-inch skillet over medium-high heat. Tilt pan to coat bottom of skillet. Add 4 onion rings to skillet, and cook 1 minute on each side or until golden. Wipe skillet clean. Repeat procedure twice with remaining onion rings and oil. Place fried onion rings on an aluminum foil-lined baking sheet coated with cooking spray.

  • Bake at 400° for 3 minutes. Turn onion rings, and bake 3 more minutes. Remove from oven, and sprinkle with salt. Serve immediately.

  • Beer-battered "Fried" Onion Rings: Prepare recipe as directed through Step Reduce buttermilk to 1/4 cup, and whisk together with 1/4 cup light beer and 1 egg white. Proceed with Steps 3, 4, and 5 as directed.

  • Per serving (4 onion rings): Calories 118 (0% from fat); Fat 8g (sat 8g, mono 1g, poly 7g); Protein 3g; Carb 5g; Fiber 1g; Chol 0mg; Iron 6mg; Sodium 340mg; Calc 19mg.

Nutrition Facts

119 calories; fat 5.9g; saturated fat 0.9g; mono fat 4.1g; poly fat 0.7g; protein 3.1g; carbohydrates 13.6g; fiber 1g; cholesterol 1mg; iron 0.6mg; sodium 345mg; calcium 24mg.