Onion Rings

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Ingredients

2 whole vidalia onions peeled and sliced into rings
2 cups buttermilk
1-1/2 cups all-purpose flour
1/2 cup white cornmeal
1 pinch cayenne pepper
1 pinch salt
1 pinch ground black pepper
Vegetable oil for frying

Preparation

1. Cut onions into 1/2"-thick slices, and separate into rings. Pour buttermilk into a bowl. Combine flour and cornmeal in another bowl and season liberally with cayenne, salt, and pepper.

2. Pour oil into a heavy skillet to a depth of 3" and heat over medium-high heat. Dip a few rings into buttermilk, shake off excess, dredge in flour mixture, shake off excess, then repeat, coating again with both buttermilk and flour mixture.

3.When oil is very hot (375°), add onions and cook until golden, about 3 minutes. Drain on paper towels and sprinkle with salt. Fry remaining onions in batches.

Yield

Serves 4

Cook Time

Prep Time: 10 mins.
Cook Time: 10 mins.

Nutrition Facts

Nutrition information is provided as a resource. Values will vary depending on specific ingredients used.
Serving Size: 1
Number of Servings: Serves 4
Amount Per Serving:
Calories: 308
Calories from Fat: 63

Amount per Serving
% Daily Value*
Amount per Serving
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 7g
10%
Carbohydrates 64g
21%
Dietary Fiber 8g
32%
Saturated Fat 6g
30%
Calories 308kcal
15%
Cholesterol 5mg
1%
Protein 15g
25%
Sodium 180mg
7%
Calcium
3%
Iron
15%
Vitamin A
1%
Vitamin C
16%
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.