Onion rings is a type of snack where large white onions are sliced to form into rings, dipped in a batter and/or bread crumbs then deep fried, usually accompanied with a dipping sauce like ketchup, barbecue sauce and or mayonnaise.
- 2 large white onions sliced into 1/4 inch slices and separated into rings
- 2 1/2 cups all-purpose flour
- 2 1/2 tsp baking powder
- 1 tsp onion powder
- 1/2 tsp garlic powder
- 2 tsp salt
- 2 eggs, lightly beaten
- 2 cups full cream milk
- 2 1/2 cups panko breadcrumbs
- salt, to serve
- ketchup, to serve
- oil, for deep frying
- Prepare a deep fryer, heat oil to 185C.
- In a large container that you can cover sift together all purpose flour, baking powder, onion powder, garlic powder and salt
- Place onion rings in the container then cover it. Shake container to coat onion rings evenly.
- Remove coated onion rings on the container then set aside. Reserve the leftover flour.
- In a big bowl beat eggs and milk together, add the remaining flour mixture and whisk to make a creamy batter, if you find it too thick add more milk a tablespoon at a time until a thick batter consistency is achieved.
- Place bread crumbs in a large plate then set aside.
- Dip onion rings into the batter, then roll into the bread crumbs and once coated evenly place into the hot oil. Do with the remaining onions rings but do it in small batches.
- Deep fry onion rings for around 90 seconds each or until golden brown, remove from fryer then place in a paper towel lined plate to remove excess oil. Serve with ketchup.