DELICIOUS and yummy describes these onion rings. Not only does the batter coat well, but fries up light and crunchy, with a little kick from the secret ingredient, cayenne.
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VERIFIED BY Taste of Home Test Kitchen
- 1/2 large red onion
- 2 tablespoons plus 1/2 cup all-purpose flour, divided
- 1 egg white
- 1/4 cup buttermilk
- 1/4 teaspoon salt
- 1/8 teaspoon cayenne pepper
- Oil for deep-fat frying
- Cut onion into 1/4-in. slices; separate into rings. In a shallow bowl, whisk 2 tablespoons flour, egg white, buttermilk, salt and cayenne until blended. Coat onion rings with remaining flour, then dip in buttermilk mixture.
- In an electric skillet or deep-fat fryer, heat oil to 375°. Fry onion rings, a few at a time, for 1-2 minutes on each side or until golden brown. Drain on paper towels. Yield: 2 servings.
Originally published as Red Onion Rings in Reminisce Extra September 2007