Burger Joint Onion Rings

Total Time

Prep: 20 min. Cook: 5 min./batch


4 servings

Updated: Oct. 17, 2022
These onion rings cook to a crisp, golden brown. This is one of those foods you never tire of and a great side dish to so many meals. —Betsy King, Duluth, Minnesota
Burger Joint Onion Rings Recipe photo by Taste of Home


  • 1 large onion
  • 1/2 cup all-purpose flour
  • 1/2 teaspoon baking powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1 egg
  • 1/2 cup 2% milk
  • 1/4 cup plus 2 tablespoons dry bread crumbs
  • Oil for deep-fat frying
  • 1/2 teaspoon seasoned salt


  1. Cut onion into 1/4-in. slices; separate into rings. In a shallow bowl, combine the flour, baking powder and salt. In another shallow bowl, whisk egg and milk. Place bread crumbs in a third shallow bowl. Coat onion with flour mixture, then dip in egg mixture and coat with bread crumbs.
  2. In an electric skillet or deep fryer, heat oil to 375°. Fry onion rings, a few at a time, for 30 seconds on each side or until golden brown. Drain on paper towels. Sprinkle with seasoned salt.

Nutrition Facts

1 serving: 142 calories, 7g fat (1g saturated fat), 37mg cholesterol, 435mg sodium, 15g carbohydrate (3g sugars, 1g fiber), 4g protein.