This Beer Batter Onion Rings recipe comes from my spouse's grandpa. Everybody loves onion rings. Did you know they are a lot easier to make than you realize? Here's a super easy recipe so you can enjoy onion rings in your home.
The beauty of this batter is that you can use it to deep fry other things besides onion rings. I recently used it for fish and they turned out great! If you don't like ketchup to dip your onion rings in, try my French Fry Dipping Sauce.
While you are at it, make sure you make a batch of my Secret Burger Sauce to put on your Hamburgers or my Sweet Mustard to put on your Hot Dogs. Like a little kick with your mustard? You have to try my Jalapeno Mustard recipe.
💭 Deep Frying Oils
When it comes to Deep Frying food you want to choose an oil that has a high smoke point and neutral in flavor so it won't affect the flavor of whatever you are frying. Vegetable Oil, Corn Oil, Canola Oil and Peanut Oil are some of the more popular and affordable options.
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🥃 Alcohol WarningPlease take into consideration that some of the alcohol in this recipe may not completely burn off and the remains could be of significant concern to recovering alcoholics, parents, and others who have ethical or religious reasons for avoiding alcohol.
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📋 Gather your Ingredients
You will need the following ingredients to make this beer batter onion ring recipe (see recipe card for quantities): All Purpose Flour, Cornmeal, Baking Powder, Beer, Vidalia Onion and Canola Oil.
🥣 How to Make Beer Batter Onion Rings
In a mixing bowl, mix flour, cornmeal, baking powder, and beer until desired consistency.
Peel and slice onion to desired sizes.
Place oil in a heavy-bottomed pan (approximately 2 inches) and heat to 375°F. Alternatively, you can use a deep fryer.
Dip onion rings one at a time in the batter then carefully place in hot oil. Fry about 1 minute then flip the onion over for another minute, until golden brown on both sides. Remove from oil and let drain on a paper towel before serving.
Beer Batter Onion Rings
- Deep Fryer
- 2 Cups All Purpose Flour
- 1 Cup Yellow Cornmeal
- 1 teaspoon Baking Powder
- 1 ½ Cups Beer
- 1 Large Vidalia Onion
- Canola Oil
- In a mixing bowl, mix flour, cornmeal, baking powder and beer until desired consistency.
- Peel and Slice onion to desired sizes.
- Place oil in heavy bottomed pan (approximately 2 inches) and heat to 375°F. Alternatively, you can use a deep fryer.
- Dip onion rings one at a time in the batter then carefully place in hot oil. Fry about 1 minute then flip the onion over for another minute, until golden brown on both sides. Remove from oil and let drain on paper towel before serving.
Nutritional information provided for this recipe is based on 1 serving. This information is an estimate and may vary based on several factors. If nutritional information is important to you and your diet, please verify this recipe with a Registered Dietitian.
This was the first time I had ever made onion rings. They turned out perfectly. They were a big hit with neighbours that came for a BBQ. A keeper in my family.