French Fried Onions. Deep-fried Shoe-string Onions. Glorious Crispy Fried Onions.
Recipe type: Deep-fried / Vegetable
Cuisine: French
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Serves: 4-6
Crispy,golden French fried onions make a perfect accompaniment, garnish or snack. Lightly coated then fried to golden perfection, these will have people lining up for seconds. Sometimes called shoe-string onions, these crispy fried onion rings have become the thing of legends!!!
  • 1 Large onion
  • Milk to cover
  • 2 Cups all-purpose flour
  • Oil to deep-fry
  1. Top and tail the onion and remove the outer layer.
  2. Place onion on its end and cut down through the onion to split the rings, then place it on its side and slice rings as thinly as you can.
  3. Place the rings in a mixing bowl and pour in enough full cream milk to cover. Allow these to stand for 60 minutes.
  4. After the soaking time, dredge the rings in the flour and fry them at 190c or 375f until they are crisp and golden.
  5. Remove the onions from the oil with a slotted spoon and drain any excess oil on kitchen paper before serving.
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