Pam's Variations on a Theme - Onion Rings
Pam's Variations on a Theme - Onion Rings
  • prep: 15 min
  • cook: 25 min
  • total: 40 min
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  • Summary

    As my Dad used to say "I have a Hankering for some onion rings!" I take after him in that I love all things onion. Haven't made onion rings in ages because I could never get the batter right and have nice crunchy rings without a gob of fried dough around them. And I don't like the commercial ones that are just slippery onion worms inside of a loose crust. (You know what I mean, You bite into them and the whole onion slides right out and hits you in the chin and all the crust is still in your ...

    Ingredients

    • 2 to 3 small onions, (3-inch diameter) use larger onions for a large batch
    • 1/4 c all-purpose flour
    • 2 1/2 Tbsp cornstarch
    • 1 Tbsp instant mashed potato flakes (I use Ore Ida)
    • 1 to 2 dash(es) cayenne pepper or to taste
    • 1/8 to 1/4 tsp mild chili powder (use hot if you like spicy)
    • 1/2 c cold soda water or warm beer or the uncola
    • 3 c Panko bread crumbs
    • 1/4 c cornmeal
    • enough neutral flavored oil for frying
    • salt or for the variation Vermont cheese powder (see link in steps)

    Instructions

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    Nutrition

    Nutritional Info
    • Servings Per Recipe: 2
    • Amount Per Serving
    • Calories: 1942 % Daily Value *
    • Total Fat: 94 g 145%
    • Saturated Fat: 21 g 107.05%
    • Trans Fat: 0 g %
    • Cholesterol: 44 mg 14.55%
    • Sodium: 5647 mg 235.3%
    • Calcium: 699 mg 69.88%
    • Potassium: 172 mg 4.92%
    • Magnesium: 0 mg 0%
    • Iron: 12 mg 66.03%
    • Zinc: 0 mg 0%
    • Total Carbohydrate: 226 g %
    • Dietary Fiber: 20 g 79.56%
    • Sugar: 35 g
    • Protein: 48 g
    • Alcohol: 0 g
    • Omega 3 Fatty Acid: 0 g
    • Omega 6 Fatty Acid: 1 g
    • Vitamin A 19.98%
    • Vitamin C 93.23%
    • Vitamin D 2.12%
    • * Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your Daily Values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.
    Diabetes Exchanges
    • Exchange - Fat16
    • Exchange - Fruit0
    • Exchange - NonFat Milk0
    • Exchange - Other Carbs1
    • Exchange - Starch14
    • Exchange - Vegetables0
    • Exchange - Lean Meat2
    • Exchange - Alcohol0
    MyPlate Info
    • MyPlate - Grain Total9 oz-eq
    • MyPlate - Vegetable Total4 c
    • MyPlate - Fruit0 c
    • MyPlate - Dairy2 c
    • MyPlate - Protein Total0 oz-eq

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