Cornmeal Onion Rings
Total TimePrep/Total Time: 30 min.
- 2 pounds onions
- 2 eggs
- 1 cup buttermilk
- 2 cups all-purpose flour
- 1 cup cornmeal
- 1/2 cup chopped pecans
- 1 to 1-1/2 teaspoons salt
- 1/2 teaspoon pepper
- Oil for deep-fat frying
- Cut onions into 1/2-in. slices; separate into rings. In a shallow bowl, whisk egg and buttermilk until blended. In another shallow bowl, combine the flour, cornmeal, pecans, salt and pepper. Dip onion rings in egg mixture, then coat with flour mixture.
- 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 on each side or until golden brown. Drain on paper towels.
Nutrition Facts1 each: 305 calories, 7g fat (1g saturated fat), 54mg cholesterol, 350mg sodium, 51g carbohydrate (9g sugars, 5g fiber), 10g protein.
Jan 18, 2011
These were a little tedious in preparation, but they were really good, and so low in calories.
Sep 9, 2009
These onion rings are amazing. My husband and sons went nuts over them. I did not use the buttermilk sub. milk instead and fried them in olive oil! This is a keeper!
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