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Super Crispy Crunchy Onion Rings


Are you in the mood for onion rings? Then you need to try these Super Crispy Crunchy Onion Rings! They're so crispy and crunchy, you won't be able to resist!

If you're looking for a delicious and crispy onion ring, then you need to try these! They're the perfect size and texture, and perfect for a quick and easy snack!

Cooking Method , , ,
Difficulty Intermediate
Prep Time: 15 mins Cook Time: 15 mins Total Time: 30 mins
Servings 4
Calories 304
Best Season Suitable throughout the year

Onion rings, onion rings, we all love onion rings. The problem is, when I get them in restaurants, they are soggy by the time I finish them. In light of that, I had to make my own and did they turn out super crispy and crunchy. 

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  • 3 - 4 large onions, sliced into 14 inch sections
  • 1 cup all purpose flour
  • 3/4 teaspoons salt
  • 1 teaspoon pepper
  • 1/4 teaspoon cayenne pepper
  • 1 cup cold, cold sparkling water
  • 3/4 cups corn starch
  • 2 cups bread crumbs (I use Italian seasoning or Panko)
  • 3/4 quarts (3/4) litre of vegetable oil for frying
  1. Divide the onions into rings. You will get various sizes. The ones you don't use, put in a bag for future use. Remove the membranes - see video. 

  2. To make the batter combine the flour, salt, pepper, and cayenne pepper. Whisk until combined. Add the sparkling water and whisk until a smooth silky mixture forms.  

  3. Add the corn starch to a second bowl and the bread crumbs to a third bowl. 

  4. Dredge the onion rings into the corn starch until well covered. Then, into the batter. Lastly into the bread crumbs. Set them aside on a wire rack.

  5. In a large, flat pan, heat your oil to 350 degrees F or 180 C. You can use a deep fryer if you have one. 

  6. Place the onion rings into the oil. Fry them, in batches, until golden brown. This will take 4 or five minutes. Be sure to flip half way through. Set them aside on a wire rack.

  7. Serve your onion rings with your favourite condiment and enjoy.

Nutrition Facts

Servings 1

Amount Per Serving
Calories 304kcal
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 18g28%
Saturated Fat 1.97g10%
Sodium 626mg27%
Potassium 128.97mg4%
Total Carbohydrate 31g11%
Dietary Fiber 2.1g9%
Protein 3.8g8%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily value may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs. Nutritional values are a within reason estimate and my vary depending on several factors.


I use white onions, but you can use the onion of your choice. Just make sure they are fairly dry.

Adjust the seasoning according to your liking.

Panko or a coarse bread crumb work the best.

I fry in vegetable oil. If you use a different oil, make sure it has a high smoke point.


Keywords: Onion Rings, Crispy Onion Rings, Snacks, Finger Foods
David Hood
A Food Blogger

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Hey, I’m David Hood And I’m so happy you’re here!! So many of my favorite memories in life seem to take place around the table, especially when surrounded by people I love. And of course, all the better when nourished by some seriously delicious foodHappy Cooking! 

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