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  • Servings: 8
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  • 1 1/2 cups flour
  • 1 1/2 tsp. salt
  • 1/4 tsp. cayene pepper
  • 1 bottle beer
  • 5 small onions
  • 6 cups oil (approx)


  • In a bowl, combine flour, salt and cayenne. Whisk in beer until smooth.
  • Let stand for 15 minutes.
  • Meanwhile peel onions.
  • Cut into 1/4” thick slices.
  • Separate into rings.
  • In a deep fryer or deep pot pour in oil to come at least 2" up side.
  • Heat to 375 degrees.
  • Using a fork dip 4 or 5 onion rings into the batter; cook in oil for about 1 minute or until golden brown, turning halfway through.
  • Using a slotted spoon transfer to a paper towel lined baking sheet.
  • Keep warm in a 250 degree oven for up to 1 hour.
  • Repeat with remaining onions.
  • Makes 8 servings
  • Marlene


I always order onion rings rather than fries when eating at a burger joint. I love them but boy do they give me gas. I'll suffer through that though just to eat them.

Categories: Appetizer  Deep Fryer  Savory  Side Dish 

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