Recipe courtesy of Sara Moulton

Buttermilk Onion Rings

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  • Level: Easy
  • Yield: 4 servings
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4 large onions

1 quart buttermilk

2 cups flour



Chili powder

Oil for frying


  1. Slice 4 large onions into 1/4-inch rings. Place in large bowl and cover with buttermilk. Season with salt and pepper. Cover with plastic wrap and refrigerate for 30 minutes.
  2. Place 2 cups flour in a shallow dish. Season with salt and pepper. Dredge onion rings in seasoned flour. Dip again in buttermilk, then in seasoned four.
  3. Fry in batches, in 350 degree oil for 2 to 3 minutes until golden.
  4. Drain on paper towels. Let oil come back to temperature before frying next batch.