Oven-Fried Onion Rings


2 medium onions (sweet or yellow) cut into 1/2 inch rings
1/4 cup all-purpose flour
1/2 tsp. salt
1/4 tsp. black pepper
1/4 tsp cayenne
1/2 cup buttermilk or plain yogurt
1 egg
1/4 cup  + 1 tbl. flour
1 1/2 cups finely crushed potato chips
3 tbl. vegetable oil


Pre-heat your oven to 200°C.
Combine 1/4 cup flour, salt, pepper and cayenne in a bowl large enough to dip the onions into.
In another similar size bowl combine the buttermilk, egg and 1/4 cup + 1 tbl. flour. Whisk until a smooth batter is formed. This should be the consistency of a slightly loose pancake batter. If it’s too runny add 1 tbl. more flour.
Have all your ingredients nearby to minimize the mess. First your seasoned flour, then the batter and finally a bowl containing your finely crushed chips.
Dip an onion ring into the seasoned flour. This will help the batter to adhere which helps the chips to adhere. They all work together – deliciously.
After the seasoned flour, dip the onion into the buttermilk batter. Let the excess batter dribble off before you coat the wet ring with the crushed chips. You will need to use your hands a bit to make sure the chips adhere.
Repeat this process with all the onion rings.
Cover a baking sheet with a piece of parchment. Drizzle with 3 tbl. vegetable oil then pop it into the hot oven for 8 minutes – or until the oil just starts to smoke.  Carefully remove the baking sheet from the oven and rotate to evenly coat with oil.
Quickly place your onion rings on the baking sheet then return to the oven. Bake for 8 minutes then flip each ring over before baking for another 8 minutes. Sprinkle with  salt while they’re still hot.
Serve with …
Found here http://www.rfgkitchenrelax.blogspot.it/2013/07/oven-fried-onion-rings.html

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