Homemade Crispy Onion Rings

Onion Rings


·         1 large yellow onion (cut into 1/4 inch rings)

·         1/2 cup all-purpose flour

·         1 tbsp. baking powder

·         1 tbsp. paprika

·         1 large egg

·         3/4 cup whole milk

·         1 tsp. black pepper

·         1/2 tsp. salt

·         2 1/2 cups breadcrumbs

·         frying oil


1.       Separate larger rings of onion, removing any small rings and storing for other use.

2.       In a medium bowl, combine all-purpose flour, baking powder, paprika, black pepper, and salt.

3.       Whisk to combine and coat each onion in the flour mixture before laying on a plate.

4.       Add milk and egg to the remaining flour mixture and whisk until smooth.

5.       Pour breadcrumbs into a shallow dish and heat oil in a fryer or a large pot.

6.       To fry, coat each onion ring in the wet mixture before coating in breadcrumbs and dropping into the oil.

7.       Fry for about 2-3 minutes, until golden brown and crisp.