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Crispy Baked Onion Rings Recipe

Crispy Baked Onion Rings Recipe

These crispy, lightly browned rings from Della Stamp of Long Beach, California are a healthy alternative to the deep-fried version. Thyme and paprika enhance the flavor of the tender onions.
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 15 min. + soaking Bake: 20 min. YIELD:4 servings


  • 1 pound sweet onions
  • 3 egg whites
  • 1 cup dry bread crumbs
  • 2 teaspoons dried thyme
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 1 teaspoon paprika
  • 1/4 teaspoon pepper


  • 1. Cut onions into 1/2-in. slices; separate into rings and place in a bowl. Cover with ice water; soak for 30 minutes. Drain.
  • 2. In a small bowl, beat egg whites until foamy. In another bowl, combine the bread crumbs, thyme, salt, paprika and pepper. Divide the crumb mixture among three large resealable plastic bags. Dip a third of the onions in the egg whites; add a few rings at a time to crumb mixture and shake to coat. Place on a baking sheet coated with cooking spray.
  • 3. Repeat with remaining onions and crumb mixture. Bake at 400° for 20 minutes or until lightly browned and crisp. Yield: 4 servings.

Nutritional Facts

1 each: 169 calories, 2g fat (0 saturated fat), 0 cholesterol, 865mg sodium, 31g carbohydrate (0 sugars, 3g fiber), 8g protein.

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