Recipe courtesy of David Rosengarten
Save Recipe Print
Total:
2 hr 25 min
Prep:
2 hr 5 min
Cook:
20 min
Yield:
6 servings

Ingredients

Directions

In a large bowl combine buttermilk and baking soda; season well with salt and pepper. Peel onions and slice thinly, no thicker than 1/4-inch; a mandoline works well. Add to buttermilk mixture and stir well to submerge all onions. Set aside, unrefrigerated, for 2 hours.

In a deep-fryer or heavy, deep pot, heat at least 1 quart oil to 375 degrees F. Working in batches, place about 1/6 of flour in a large bowl. With your hands, remove about 1/6 of onions from buttermilk. Don't let the liquid run off. Add to flour and mix vigorously with your hands until onions are well-coated. Separate them by hand and lay them in a deep-fry basket. Lower into hot oil, maintaining temperature. Stir every 2 minutes. When onions are golden brown and crisp, about 6 minutes, drain on paper towels and sprinkle with salt. Keep warm in a 200 degree F oven while you finish the rest.

Trending Videos 6 Videos

Get the recipe

Watermelon and Cucumber Salad 00:42

This refreshing summertime salad can be made with just a few ingredients.

IDEAS YOU'LL LOVE

Roasted Beet Salad with Chickpeas and Red Onion

Recipe courtesy of Guy Fieri

Low Carb Deep-fried Onion Rings

Recipe courtesy of George Stella

Onion Rings

Recipe courtesy of Alex Guarnaschelli

Onion Rings

Recipe courtesy of Maneet Chauhan

Browse Reviews By Keyword

          Dig In

          Food Network Apps

          In the Kitchen

          Get over 70,000 FN recipes on all your mobile devices.

          Facebook Messenger

          Ask our bot for recipes, meal ideas and daily food trivia.