The batter's spicy sweetness stems from the unexpected--sweetened condensed milk.

Recipe by Southern Living September 1996

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Yield:
4 to 6 servings
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Ingredients

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  • Cut onions into 1/4-inch-thick slices, and separate into rings.

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  • Combine flour and cornmeal in a bowl. Combine egg, condensed milk, and club soda; add to dry ingredients, stirring until smooth. Stir in peppers.

  • Pour oil to depth of 3 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, and sprinkle with salt. Serve immediately.

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