Fried Onions Recipe
The onion is a bulb grown from a seed. There are a variety of types and also a variety of uses for the onion. From the raw onion sliced for a sandwich to the dried onion soup mix used in cooking, to the onion ring the options are endless what you can do with the onion.
The onion has many health benefits and can aid in a assortment conditions such as asthma, colds, obesity, lowers cholesterol and helps destroys worms or other parasites in the system. It has Vitamin A, B, C, and calcium, phosphorus, and potassium, along with being low in calories.
Depending on the variety, an onion can be sharp, spicy, tangy and pungent or mild and sweet. For frying onion the one that I choose most would be the sweet Vidalia. The following recipe is just the start of what you can do with the onion.
Crisp Fried Onion Strings
2 cups flour1 large onion1 tablespoon paprika1 tablespoon salt1 tablespoon pepperCanola Oil
DirectionsStep 1: Peel and cut the onion into thin slices. Separate the ring pieces.Step 2: Combine the dry ingredients in a large bowl.Step 3: Pour the oil into a Dutch over. It should be about 2 inches in depth. Heat the oil to 375º.Step 4: When the oil is hot toss the onion rings into the flour mixture and lightly coat. Shake off the excess flour and place the onion pieces into the oil. To this in small batches so that the onion does not stick together. Fry for about 1 minute or until golden brown.Step 5: As each batch if done place on a plate with a paper towel to drain off the excess oil.Serve hot. For a variety you can first dip the rings in a mixture of ½ cup ranch dressing and ½ cup milk then into the flour mixture.