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Chef Lou's Crispy Fried Onion Rings



Posted on November 22, 2010 at 7:29 PM

Crispy Fried onion Rings w/ Buttermilk Dip



2 medium or 1 large Red Onion
1-1/4 Cups Flour
1-teaspoon Baking Powder
1 tablespoon cornmeal
¼ teaspoon Salt
¼ teaspoon Black Pepper
¾ can Beer (about 9 ounces)-Just drink the other ¼!
1 egg, beaten
1 tablespoon Vegetable Oil
Seasoning Salt, optional
Buttermilk Dip(see recipe below)
Peel Onion(s). Cut into 3/8 inch slices and separate into onion rings.
In a mixing bowl, combine dry ingredients then add beer, egg, and oil.
Mix until smooth.
Place batter in a shallow pan.
Using a fork, dip onion rings into batter, coating both sides well.
Fry in 375-degree oil until golden brown on both sides.
Drain well on paper towels, and sprinkle with seasoning salt.
To make buttermilk dip: combine 1/3 cup each of sour cream, buttermilk, and mayonnaise.
Add 1-tablespoon buffalo wing sauce, ¼ teaspoon celery salt and ½ teaspoon dill weed.
Mix well and serve with the onions rings.