Beer Battered Onion Rings

Total Time:
1 hr 20 min
Prep:
10 min
Inactive:
1 hr
Cook:
10 min

Yield:
6 to 8 servings
Level:
Easy

Ingredients
  • 4 cups canola oil or peanut oil
  • 1 cup sour cream
  • 3/4 cup mayonnaise
  • 3 tablespoons sun-dried tomatoes
  • 1/4 cup red bell peppers, roasted
  • 1 tablespoon lime juice
  • 1 1/2 teaspoons pepper, fresh cracked
  • 2 teaspoons salt
  • 3 tablespoons white wine
  • 1 tablespoon garlic, minced
  • 2 yellow onions, sweeter the better, Vidalia or Texas sweets
  • 2 cups buttermilk
  • 2 cups all-purpose flour, divided
  • 1 teaspoon garlic, granulated
  • 12 ounces beer, medium body
  • 3 tablespoons grated Parmesan
Directions
Watch how to make this recipe

In a Dutch oven heat oil to 350 degrees F.

In a food processor combine sour cream, mayonnaise, sun-dried tomatoes, red bell peppers, lime juice, 1/2 teaspoon pepper, 1 teaspoon salt, white wine and minced garlic, cover and refrigerate for 1 hour.

Cut onions 1/2-inch thick, remove dark exterior of onions, separate into rings and soak in buttermilk for 1 hour.

Combine 1 cup of flour, remaining salt, pepper, and garlic, mix thoroughly. In a medium bowl combine beer and 1 cup of flour, mix thoroughly.

Remove onion rings from buttermilk, shake off excess, dredge in flour, shake off excess, then dip in beer batter. Drop some onion rings in oil and continue process, being sure not to crowd rings as they will stick together. When golden, remove and let drain on paper towels.

Garnish with Parmesan.


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All i have to say is wowwww!!!!!!! item not reviewed by moderator and published
<span>The best onion rings! I cut the recipe in half because just two of us and it was more than we could eat.The sauce is very good but makes a ton, half could serve four people easy.</span> item not reviewed by moderator and published
WOW!!! Made these crunchy goodness things up last night with the sauce along with some chicken wings.  THE BEST we have ever had!!  I added a third bowl of Panko and the crunch was out of this world! item not reviewed by moderator and published
I did not make the sauce, but the onion rings were AWESOME! item not reviewed by moderator and published
I have a few problems with this recipe: 1. Items like sun dried tomatoes and garlic are difficult to measure by their volume. They're in easy to separate quantities such as cloves or tomatoes. 2. The recipe does not divide ingredients or instructions for the sauce vs the onions. I wasted quite a few ingredients making what I thought was the brine and instead was a sauce I didn't want. 3. An hour is a long time to have oil heated to 350 degrees. 4. Drying directly on paper towels may have an undesired effect. A drying rack is preferable. So as a recipe it doesn't work that well, but is a nice guide or suggestion for how to make onion rings if you've never done them before and need some quantities or temperature. item not reviewed by moderator and published
This review is strictly for the onion rings: Followed every word/instruction. SPECTACULAR results! Like many others, I'll amp up the seasoning next time. But even if the results are the same, I'm still sold on this recipe. Best part of all is that it's so simple/easy to remember. Can't wait to whip them up from memory and dazzle a crowd. Next Time: I want to make the sauce, but I loathe sundried tomatoes or any other tomatoes that are cooked in any way. If anyone has a suggestion for a substitute (hopefully a spicy one!), please let me know. item not reviewed by moderator and published
Was excellent, for just my wife and i we only used one onion. The dipping sauce was not to my taste, but the onion rings were so good that they didn't even need anything on them. item not reviewed by moderator and published
these were excellent! my husband had a friend over for dinner tonight and i served these alongside some burgers- they went bonkers. i appreciated the very light fry coating- i haaate heavy onion rings. i would have wished for just a bit more salt; next time i make them i think i'll add some salt and old bay, but other than that, perfect. item not reviewed by moderator and published
I swapped out the sauce fixings with lowfat ingredients and it was amazing-took this to a fish fry tonight and the "older" folks went crazy over it ans had 6 people ask me for the recipe and I had to fess up that is was Gyu's recipe with a lil bit of me in it. The onion rings were 100% winners. Thank you Guy item not reviewed by moderator and published
This was so good!! Soaking them in the buttermilk really breaks the onions down and when you bite into it, the onion doesn't pull out because your bite didn't go through all the way. The batter is so crispy too. I needed to use more flour than the 2 cups in the recipe. item not reviewed by moderator and published
They were crispy and perfect and the onions didn't pull through the batter after frying (I hate when that happens....but my kids thought they lacked flavor, so I added a little more salt and a dash of cayenne pepper to the dry mix. I didn't have time to make the dip, but I will definitely give this recipe a try again! item not reviewed by moderator and published
So good! We just used the beer batter part of the recipe. Cut the onions into petals instead of rings. The batter fried up so crispy! It also "puffed" a little, which we really liked. We didn't add any extra seasoning, and still loved these, but next time, we may try adding the parmesan or some other spice to kick up the flavor a little. These were just perfect with our homemade hamburgers. The husband already has a list of other things to use this beer batter on. item not reviewed by moderator and published
lve these !made them for my son and he said mom 5 stars ! thanks Guy item not reviewed by moderator and published
I love onion rings, even plain ol' bland ones. This dipping sauce is fantastic, and the beer batter a great simple one for crunchy rings. We were having margaritas too, so I added some Farmer's fresh horseradish to the sauce (it cleanses the liver, for real. Every bite was delicious! Too much sauce for the amount of rings - not a problem. It goes well on anything! (PS I had no sour cream, used low fat yogurt - still awesome. Also didn't soak onions more than a minute, didn't refrigerate sauce for an hour - if I did, it'd no doubt be even better. Thanks Guy! item not reviewed by moderator and published
i found these to be lacking in flavor which was odd bc of all the ingredients. the dipping sauce was good but not great item not reviewed by moderator and published
Very good, changed it up a bit, added cayenne to the dipping sauce, which was really delicious but I wanted some heat. Then after dipping rings in beer batter, I tossed them into Panko crumbs for EXTRA crispiness. Yummy! item not reviewed by moderator and published
My first time making onion rings and I'm so happy I picked this recipe! The batter was perfectly light and crispy and the dip...wow the dip!!! Amazing, you could dip an old shoe in this dip and it would taste great! I didn't have to change a thing this recipe is PERFECT! and you can put the leftover dip on ANYTHING, nothing was wasted! item not reviewed by moderator and published
Awesome! Kept them warm in a 200 degree oven for over an hour and they were warm and crispy! item not reviewed by moderator and published
This is fantastic! Not only are the onion rings great the dip is awesome! The rings never made it to the table - we ate them as they were cooked! The dip goes great with veggies and we've also used it in place of mayo on burgers, etc. Didn't need to change a thing in the recipe. Forgot to note that the red pepper flavor in the dip does intensify over time. item not reviewed by moderator and published
Fabulous, simple recipe! We make them at big family gatherings and never make enough. item not reviewed by moderator and published
Amazing! I haven't made the dip yet, but I put some thyme, salt and pepper into my flour mix and it is the most delicious onion ring ever! item not reviewed by moderator and published
Really good onion rings! I didn't have time to make the sauce - can't wait to try that next time. item not reviewed by moderator and published
Just made these for Superbowl and they were the talk of the party! So good, they're ridiculous! I used peanut oil for frying - can't go wrong there - but didn't make the dip. Next time! They really are the best I've ever had, and not too hard to make. Just a little time consuming. item not reviewed by moderator and published
I loved the onion rings.I didn't make the dip cause my family loves ranch dressing to dip them in. item not reviewed by moderator and published
These are by far the best onion rings to come out of my kitchen, and the sauce, oh man its good and can be used for many other things like fresh veggie dip. Onion rings are nice and crisp with a good coating that doesn't fall off at first bite. Try this one, you won't be dissapointed! item not reviewed by moderator and published
Made these for my husband's football party and everyone absolutely loved them! I did not make the dipping sauce. item not reviewed by moderator and published
So amazing. My family has eaten A LOT of onion rings. These were the best ever. And the dip - oh boy!!! item not reviewed by moderator and published
Onion rings are awesome and the dip is even better! We have made it with sour cream and also with cream cheese for a cracker spread! item not reviewed by moderator and published
I used corona beer it came out so JUICY I RECOMMEND THIS RECIPE LOVE IT!!! :P item not reviewed by moderator and published
Amazing! They are so good! a bit bland but better than what you get in most restaurants. I am not much of a cooker but this recipe is so easy and foolproof. I made two onions worth...which is about a tray full and they were all gone almost instantly! So yummy and crispy!!! I used sam adams and it came out so dang good! LOVE LOVE LOVE! item not reviewed by moderator and published
Great recipe. I added sirachi to the beer batter (be generous and did one last dredge in Japanese bread crumbs. My wife loved the the ones I did with the bread crumbs. The beer I used was what I had in the fridge; Bud Light...worked fine. Thanks to Paula Deen for the sirachi idea (from her Tea Brined fried chicken, and I saw Guy use the bread crumbs on one of his shows where he did a similar onion ring recipe. LOVE his shows!!! item not reviewed by moderator and published
I have made quite a few of Guy's recipes and this one is definitely on the mark or should I say they are "MONEY" as guy would say. This was my first time making onion rings and they came out nice and crispy. I wasn't sure about what beer to use since I don't know beer, but I went with a pale ale and it seemed to work. I don't think I am going to try another recipe. Since this recipe ain't broke, I won't try to fix it....Happy Cooking item not reviewed by moderator and published
Best damn onion rings ever. You may want to season the flour a bit more... item not reviewed by moderator and published
AWESOME! The first 4 rings I followed the recipe, then I added a few shakes of red pepper flakes to the wet batter plus i dredged them through panko bread crumbs. 6 onion rings was a meal. Didn't do the mayo dip so I can't rate that but the rings rocked. item not reviewed by moderator and published
Best onion rings ever! My daughter thought I made too many until she tried one. There were none left! I didn't make the dipping sauce this time, but will definitely try it next time. Not greasy at all &amp; the batter stayed on. item not reviewed by moderator and published
uhhh, am I missing a page? How do I make the beer batter? item not reviewed by moderator and published
yu don't say what to do with the mayonnaise mixture in the directdions item not reviewed by moderator and published
very tasty easy to make a little messy but so worth it. My Mom loved them. yummy item not reviewed by moderator and published
When I told my husband i was going to make onion rings tonight, he was not that excited about it. After he tried one; however, he wanted me to make a second batch. The onion rings were easy to make and soooo delicious. Will definitely make this again. (Didn't make the dipping sauce) item not reviewed by moderator and published
I just finished eating these for the first time, and my mouth is still watering!!! These are by far the most AMAZING onion rings I have ever had and they are so easy to make. I even threw a few dill pickle slices in the batter, and they came out great also! i made a different recipe last week and they just don't even compare. this is the only onion ring recipe i will ever use! A+ Guy! item not reviewed by moderator and published
WOW best ever onion rings. Just finished eating these babies and my guys said GREAT best they had ever eaten. Not grease crispy and tender. Batter was light held up to the dip. Will defiantly make again. item not reviewed by moderator and published
These were terrific..I also used the batter for zucchini and cauliflower...best onion rings I ever had..very light, crisp, and tasty...thanks Guy item not reviewed by moderator and published
its a great recipe. i would love to try anything guy fieri cooks, i tried a few recipes of his and it came out great item not reviewed by moderator and published
Perfect onion rings! My boyfriend and I made them last night along with Bobby's Cubano sandwich and all was great! Thanks Guy! item not reviewed by moderator and published
Hands down the most amazing rings I have EVER had. Super crispy but light and so very tasty . I will sooooo make these again . Thanks Guy,you ROCK! item not reviewed by moderator and published
Made these last night for the first time. Oh my, just amazing! The sauce was creamy, tangy, with a flavor twist from the roasted bell pepper. Onions stayed crispy in the oven while I made several batches. With the dredging in flour and made-from-scratch beer batter these were more work than batter from a mix, but they tasted oh so good! Will definitely make these again; wouldn't change a thing about the recipe. The secret is the dipping sauce. Another winning aspect: the Parmesan dusted on the finished product. item not reviewed by moderator and published
My husband and I made these for dinner the night before Super Bowl Sunday. We used two onions and had so many raw onion rings leftover, we just left them in fridge in the buttermilk overnight and served them up fresh for our party the next day. What a hit! These were by far the best onion rings we have ever made! I used Johnny's seasoning salt in the flour dredge and they were amazing! Will definately make them again! We didn't make the sauce, we just made a homemade fry sauce and a blue cheese dressing and they were perfect! item not reviewed by moderator and published
They were very tasty and i would recommend them! item not reviewed by moderator and published
Great! Of course, like every time I fry food (which is rare) I wind up eating too much... But what a thing to eat! So addictive! I too used the old substitution trick for buttermilk -- it's not a thing I keep in the fridge. Good recipe. item not reviewed by moderator and published
Super crunchy batter - even the next day after refrigerating leftovers! Important that use follow Guy's suggestion of using Canola or Peanut oil (no veg oil like I did on the first batch - will taste oily). Great recipe :) item not reviewed by moderator and published
These are soooooooooooo good!!!!! item not reviewed by moderator and published
The sauce is sooooo good. I made it two days in a row. The second day I put half tempura batter and half regular flour in the beer mix and it was crispier, lighter and (for me) better. item not reviewed by moderator and published
These onion rings are the crispiest onion rings I've ever had. They were a little under seasoned for my liking, so I spiced it up with a little cayenne pepper. But otherwise, they were delicious! Salting after frying the rings works well too! item not reviewed by moderator and published
I didn't care for these onion rings, but my friend loved them. She thought they were excellent and restaurant quality. item not reviewed by moderator and published
I have lost track of how many of Guy's recipies we have utilized and as usual, this did not disappoint. These are the "BEST" onion rings, bar none. My entire family will eat these onion rings and they are so simple. I cannot fix them without making a bit of a mess, but cleaning up is such a small price to pay. I add a little extra fresh cracked pepper in the flour for just a little more flavor in the batter. item not reviewed by moderator and published
A relative made these and brought me the last 2 that were leftover. I ate them in the car and they were cold but very, very good. I plan to make these tonight, and the leftover dipping sauce if there is any left can be used as a chip dip. Yummy!!! item not reviewed by moderator and published
These are the best onion rings I have ever tasted or made. They are so crispy and you can actually taste the onions and not the coating like some recipes and yet the coating is not thin and falling off the onion. I did let the batter sit for about an hour. I used Smithwick's Irish Ale and added an egg to the batter like I've seen on so many Double D episodes. I kept them in a 170 degree oven until we were ready for them. One onion was enough for the two of us with leftovers for the next night. I warmed them up in a 300 degree oven for about 30 minutes. I've been looking for this recipe for a very long time and my husband now wants them all the time. item not reviewed by moderator and published
These were SO good! I was a little worried they weren't gonna be worth the trouble, but they definately were! My picky family loved them and there were none left. They even liked the sauce. item not reviewed by moderator and published
WOW...perfect. The ingredients are slightly confusing...the second through ninth are for the dip. Had to read the recipe twice to figure that out. So crunchy and delicious (did turn the heat up to 375* - 400* as one person posted. Thanks Guy. item not reviewed by moderator and published
these onion rings are the best i have ever had, words can not describe how delicious these onion rings. i have tried other ones but none come close to how excellect these one's taste. item not reviewed by moderator and published
the BEST onion rings i have ever had!! i soaked the onions in buttermilk for around 6 hours - the batter was light and crispy, the onions were perfectly cooked inside. i will definitely make these again and again! item not reviewed by moderator and published
Had some problems with the temperature getting to and stayin on target. BUt they were very good anyway. item not reviewed by moderator and published
Very yummy and easy to make! item not reviewed by moderator and published
We recently had cajun style onion rings at Four Keg's in Vegas, They were so good we couldn't stop thinking about them. We decided to try making some at home and remembered a big bite episode with these. He didn't let us down his beer batter and Mario's cajun idea were a great combo! Basically onion rings and a sauce you'd find on a hot wing. item not reviewed by moderator and published
I had no idea that onion rings were this easy to make at home! Next time I won't use 2 large onions. I made them for two people and had to toss out a lot of the onions which I hated!!! :-( One onion is MORE than enough for two to three people, especially if you are making them with another Entree' ex: Burgers ;-) item not reviewed by moderator and published
These are the best rings EVER! a must try. BUT don't do what I did and go and get 2 HUGE onions, all you need are 2 average size onions and you will still get a huge plate of rings! THANKS GUY! item not reviewed by moderator and published
Fantastic - you gotta have em. item not reviewed by moderator and published
These are the best homemade onion rings I've had. They have a similar taste to Outback Steakhouse's for a whole lot less. They also taste good with a little cyan (if I spelled that right) into the dipping sauce. I would recommend this recipe to anyone. They are easy to make and anyone can do it. When you put the onion rings into the oil, make sure it's hot because the batter sticks easier. item not reviewed by moderator and published
Every once in a while I have a yen for fried fish so I bought myself a new deep-fat fryer and wanted to try it out. My husband is an onion ring fan so I tried Guy's onion rings as a side dish for Ann Burrell's fish and chips. Although the Texas Sweet onions and buttermilk were a bit pricey, those onion rings were SPECTACULAR! I made them just as Guy's recipe told me to, but didn't make the sauce to go with them. They don't need any sauce. FABULOUS! item not reviewed by moderator and published
Wonderful - first time I ever deep fried anything! Perfect! I'll not be intimidated in the future! Thanks, Guy! item not reviewed by moderator and published
I'm a novice cook and these really were as good and easy as they looked on Guy's Big Bite. My wife and kids thought I was a genius! The temperature of the oil is critical, though, otherwise it's a fool-proof recipe. A bit of sea salt or Kosher salt sprinkled on right after removing them to drain really adds a nice touch. There are ingredients in the list for a dip to go with the onion rings but it's not well explained in the directions. Just put the mayo, sour cream, garlic, sun-dried tomatoes, roasted peppers, salt / pepper, lime juice and white wine into a food processor, puree well, and chill in a bowl covered with plastic wrap in the fridge for at least an hour to meld the flavors. It's great with the rings but is also excellent with raw veggies or, pardon my French, "crudite" as they are called in France. (Pronounced -- kroo-dee-TAY) Dig in, baby! Guy steered us right on these! *This post is grammatically correct for your reading pleasure. Go, English! item not reviewed by moderator and published
If you're looking for a good beer batter recipe this is the recipe! My boyfriend and I have tried a lot of onion recipes from Food Network and this one is the BEST ONE! I think we added to much beer to the batter at first, but we just added some more flour and fried them up - THEY WERE AWESOME! item not reviewed by moderator and published
First time I had ever made onion rings, the best, did not make the sauce, made a chipotle mayo dipping sauce.Company asks everythime, will I make them again. item not reviewed by moderator and published
First I would like to say this is the first Guy recipe i have tried even though I have been watching him your a couple years now, and man was it AWSOME! i have tried a lot of beer batter recipes over the years and this kills them all... So Crunchy, puffed perfectly, and did not collect grease at all. I tweaked the flavor and a added a little flour to the beer batter because i found it to be a little thin( i like my onion rings to have a thicker coat, pancake batter consistency). As for the comments below the people who rated this low obviously have never cooked before if its too greasy your oil is not hot enough or your batch is too large. And the idiot that didn't know what to do with the sauce... ITS A DIPPING SAUCE YOUR IDIOT! Anyone who doesn't know that shouldn't be cooking.... (instead of this dipping sauce i made a horseradish sauce which worked wonderfully with this recipe) If you do it right this recipe is PERFECT! item not reviewed by moderator and published
obviously hold the sauce or make with veganaise and tofutti sour cream. instead of soaking in buttermilk use: Vegan "buttermilk" can be made by adding a teaspoon of vinegar to a cup of non-dairy beverage. I actually used some thinned out plain soyogurt which worked just as well... actually, probably even better, because it's thicker. do everything just the same and viola! a kickin vegan version (or dairy free if that is what floats your boat) item not reviewed by moderator and published
This is the perfect formula for outstanding onion rings. Every bite gives a resounding Krrrunch! What a treat. The sauce was really tasty too. I love to cook but never served onion rings because I just couldn't get it right. These were first time, first batch, right on the money! I didn't have buttermilk so I went to the good ol' substitution page at the back of my 30 year old Better Homes and Gardens Cookbook (1 cup regular milk with 1 TBL of lemon juice or vinegar and let it sit for 15 min before use-worked just great). Everybody loves good onion rings . I'm tickled pink that I can make them now. Thanks Guy! item not reviewed by moderator and published
This is the first thing I have deep fried. They came out great and the whole batch was eaten up. I am just wondering what the purpose of the buttermilk bath is? Thanks. item not reviewed by moderator and published
Wow, absolutely outstanding, these are the best onion rings I've ever had. The sauce, money! I had no problems understanding when to use the sauce, must be good ol' common sense, and they weren't the least bit greasy as I made sure my oil was hot enough. MONEY BABY!! item not reviewed by moderator and published
I've never been successful with frying ANYTHING -- the coating comes off, I burn it, or whatever. This batch of onion rings turned out amazing!! I don't know if it's the hour soak in buttermulk, or the double dip of flour &amp; batter, but it's FABULOUS. I followed the recipe exactly, except for perhaps the most important part and didn't take the temperature of the oil. I absolutely killed the first one I put in the oil and my apartment filled with smoke....it was really really bad. After that though, I let it cool down a bit and fried the rest of 'em. They turned out wonderful -- some of the BEST onion rings I have ever had. Perhaps beer is the secret! I used Foster's -- I was unsure of what a 'medium body' beer was, but it seemed to work out just fine. Good luck everyone! item not reviewed by moderator and published
THESE WERE AWESOME!! MY HUSBAND IS AN ONION RING EXPERT (SELF CONFESSED ONION RING JUNKIE)- THESE DEFINITELY PASSED THE TEST!! REALLY LIGHT BATTER- CAN NOT DISTINGUISH THE BEER OR BUTTERMILK, JUST GIVES IT THAT LITTLE 'TWANG--- I PLACED IN OVEN TO KEPT WARM AND IT WORKED PERFECTLY- THESE ALSO WARM UP WELL UNDER A LOW BROILER NEXT DAY- ACTUALLY STILL CRISPY- RECIPE MADE A LOT AND THE NEXT DAY I WAS MAKING A MEATLOAF RECIPE THAT CALLED FOR FRENCH-FRIED ONIONS, INSTEAD I CHOPPED UP LEFTOVER ONION RINGS A THREW THEM IN ---- YUM!! OFF THE HOOK!!!!! item not reviewed by moderator and published
These are so good! Hubby said they were the best he's ever eaten, especially since the batter did not fall off the onion like it so often does. Made a mess of the kitchen but is worth it. If you are using 2 large onions I would double the batter as I was almost out after one large onion. Paired this with Rachel Ray's Honey Mustard &amp; Red Onion BBQ Chicken (which is also a winner) and it was a wonderful dinner with enough to make chicken and onion ring wraps for lunch! Thanks Guy! item not reviewed by moderator and published
Made them this past weekend and the family wants more. Try this one!! item not reviewed by moderator and published
WOW! My family is still raving about these onion rings. They were tender on the inside and crispy on the outside. I don't agree with some of the reviews. They were not at all greasy. I drained them on paper towels and then kept them warm in the oven on a cookie sheet and a rack. I added some chiles to the sauce and it gave it the perfect kick. An idea for the person who was worried about the kids and the spice, split the sauce into 2 bowls and spice yours up! It was great. Thanks Guy! Keep these recipes coming!! item not reviewed by moderator and published
I highly recommend this recipe. The rings were perfect looking and tasting. I followed it very closely. I did not make the sauce. Make this! item not reviewed by moderator and published
This was by far the best onion ring recipe I've made. My daughter loved them. She said they tasted just like "at the fair". It is hard to grill burgers outside and fry these inside, so I recommend making shortly ahead of time and keeping them in the oven on warm. These were great and I wrote "keeper" on the recipe and threw out my other onion ring recipes. I don't know where people thought they were greasy. You drop them onto paper bag to drain and then transfer them to a platter in the oven. If you have no idea that the dip and the batter are separate you obviously dont' have a sense for cooking and you should watch the show. item not reviewed by moderator and published
Jack in Phoenix. I think most people could use what they call a common sense and realize it is dip. In the directions you OBVIOUSLY dont use it in the batter. Most people watch Guy so they saw the show on tv that is how we knew how to use it. But even if I never saw the show I would have known what to do with it. It also doesn't tell you to eat them. What are they still sitting on the paper towel on the counter? These are great onion rings and I love the dip. My husband doesn't care for the dip though. item not reviewed by moderator and published
These were so easy and tasty. My whole family loved them. And the mixture in the food processor was the best dip that I have ever had with onion rings. I can't wait to make them again. Maybe next time I'll double the recipe and invite more family over. The onion rings went perfect with the chili dog recipe he had on the show. All I can reallly say is I loved them. item not reviewed by moderator and published
The recipe says "In a food processor combine sour cream, mayonnaise, sun-dried tomatoes, red bell peppers, lime jiuce, 1/2 teaspoon pepper, 1 teaspoon salt, white wine and minced garlic, cover and refrigerate for 1 hour." But then the recipe never never asks us to use this material. So how did 42 people review it as a 5 star recipe. My guess is the reviews are planted. Because the recipe is incomplete. Is it any good? who knows the mixture from the food processor is still in my rrefrigerator. What am I supposed to do with it? Put it in the batter? Pour it over the rings when done? Pour it down the drain? Drink it as a smoothie? Who knows. I like Guy, but this recipe is not usable. Care to post the correct recipe? item not reviewed by moderator and published
It took me a few minutes to get the hang of it, so I sent the first few rings back through a 2nd dredge and re-did them. Came out great though! The beer-batter/buttermilk combo is definitely a hit! Light and crispy and definitely not too greasy at all! item not reviewed by moderator and published
These onion rings are fantastic. I made them last night and was thrilled with the outcome. I've made beer battered rings in the past and they turned soggy if not eaten right away. Since I had so many rings to fry, I started making them about 45 minutes before we ate and kept them in a 200 deg oven as I made batch after batch. They were not only crispy when we ate, but were still crispy when we were done eating. And another thing I noticed....you know how you can take a bite of an onion ring and pull half the onion out, this did not happen with these rings. Maybe it's the buttermilk soak. Everyone was crazy about them. I also fried up some green beans with the batter. And the sauce was also a hit. Used it on the burgers as well. Guy - you rock! item not reviewed by moderator and published
Way too greasy! item not reviewed by moderator and published
MADE THEM 2 DAYS IN A ROW. THE DIPPING SAUCE IS TO DIE FOR item not reviewed by moderator and published
These were so easy to make and were amazing to taste. Stayed crispy even after letting them sit for a bit. I will never buy another restaurant onion ring as they don't even compare. item not reviewed by moderator and published
Guy, Once again you are the man!!!These were great. Crixpy and full of flavor. If my little angels were not partaking, I would have put a bunch of red pepper in the flour drege, but these are awesome! Thank you for once again coming through!! item not reviewed by moderator and published
Have been trying unsuccessfully to make crisp onion rings for 46 years of marriage. Decided to try this recipe when I saw Guy make them. I was skeptical. On TV cooking shows everything always turns out perfect and great tasting. I was prepared for a soggy, greasy result. Cannot describe how great these onion rings turned out! Husband loved them. Forgot and left the few remaining onion rings in the cooled oven overnight. Perfectly crisp when reheated the next night. Adjusting the seasonings in the dry flour or batter dip to individual taste(s) is my only suggestion. This recipe is super great!! item not reviewed by moderator and published
These were awesome. My husband and all my guest just loved these. This is defintely a keeper. Thanks, Guy. You rock! item not reviewed by moderator and published
i made these before i even had my deep fryer and they came out great. can't wait to try them again with my new deep fryer. great job guy item not reviewed by moderator and published
This is how good onion rings are made! item not reviewed by moderator and published
We made these today, they were absolutely delicious. I was waiting since the other day to make them when I saw Guy make and didn't have a chance till today. I wasn't disappointed. Can't wait to make them again. item not reviewed by moderator and published
Try it, you will like it. item not reviewed by moderator and published
1,  Volume is more accurate.  Some cloves of garlic (and some sun-dried tomatoes) are much larger than others.<br />2. If you had bothered to read the full recipe before you began, it would have been obvious which ingredients were for the sauce.  It always makes sense to read a recipe (all the way through) before you begin to follow it.<br />3.  See #2. If you read the recipe, it becomes obvious that you won't need to have the oil up to temperature until you have prepared the other elements.  It is common in recipes to specify cooking temperature at the top for easy reference.<br />4.  Perhaps, but the many positive reviews seem to indicate that many here are not experiencing the unspecified "undesired effect" you attribute to paper towels.<br /> item not reviewed by moderator and published
Regina, I'm going to replace the tomatoes with artichoke hearts, and the mayo with 1/4 cup sour cream, 1/4 cup plain yogurt, 1/4 cup jalapeno cream cheese, and see if anyone goes for it or reaches for the ranch. I'll let you know! item not reviewed by moderator and published
maybe try some sour cream with mayo and horseradish.  Kinda like they do with a blooming onion item not reviewed by moderator and published
This is the correct recipe, the part of the recipe that's in your fridge is the dipping sauce for the onion rings. item not reviewed by moderator and published

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