Ingredients Jump to Instructions ↓

  1. 2 large sweet onions

  2. 1 egg, lightly beaten

  3. 2/3 cup water

  4. 1 tablespoon canola oil

  5. 1 teaspoon lemon juice

  6. 1 cup all-purpose flour

  7. 1-1/2 teaspoons baking powder

  8. 1 to 1-1/4 teaspoons salt

  9. 1/8 to 1/4 teaspoon cayenne pepper Additional oil for deep-fat frying

Instructions Jump to Ingredients ↑

  1. Cut onions into 1/2-in. slices; separate into rings. Place in a bowl; cover with ice water and soak for 30 minutes. Meanwhile, combine the egg, water, oil and lemon juice in a bowl. Combine the flour, baking powder, salt and cayenne; stir into egg mixture until smooth. Drain onion rings; dip into batter. In an electric skillet or deep-fat fryer, heat 1 in. of oil to 375°. Fry onion rings, a few at a time, for 1 to 1-1/2 minutes one each side or until golden brown. Drain on paper towels. Yield: 4-6 servings. Editor's Note: Onion rings may be kept warm in a 300° oven while frying remainder of batch.


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