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Cornmeal Onion Rings

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Ingredients You'll Need

2 pounds onions
2 eggs
1 cup buttermilk
2 cups all-purpose flour
1 cup cornmeal
1/2 cup chopped pecans
1 to 1-1/2 teaspoons salt
1/2 teaspoon pepper
Oil for deep-fat frying


Cut onions into 1/2-in. slices; separate into rings.

In a shallow bowl, whisk egg and buttermilk until blended.

In another shallow bowl, combine the flour, cornmeal, pecans, salt and pepper.

Dip onion rings in egg mixture, then coat with flour mixture.

In an electric skillet or deep-fat fryer heat 1 in. of oil to 375°.

Fry onion rings, a few at a time, for 1 to 1-1/2 minutes on each side or until golden brown.

Drain on paper towels

Questions, Comments & Reviews

I've never tried cornmeal to fry my onion rings. Thanks for sharing! I'll have to try these out!

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