Fried Onion Rings

Servings: 4
PREP
15 mins
COOK
5 mins
READY IN
20 mins
Ingredients
  • 1 large vidalia onions or 1 large sweet onion
  • 3⁄4 cup all-purpose flour
  • 1⁄4 cup cornmeal
  • 1⁄2 teaspoon baking powder
  • 1⁄2 teaspoon salt
  • 1⁄4 teaspoon baking soda
  • 1⁄4 teaspoon cayenne pepper
  • 1 egg
  • 1 cup buttermilk
Directions
  • Cut onion into 1/2 inch slices; separate into rings.
  • In a bowl, combine the flour, cornmeal, baking powder, salt, baking soda and cayenne.
  • Combine the egg and buttermilk; stir into dry ingredients just until moistened.
  • In an electric skillet or deep-fat fryer, heat 1 inch of oil to 375.
  • Dip onion rings into batter.
  • Fry a few at a time for 1 to 1 1/2 minutes on each side or until golden brown.
  • Drain on paper towels (keep warm in a 300 oven).