Crispy Fried Onions - A Versatile Topping

Discover the delight of Crispy Fried Onions with our easy-to-follow recipe. Perfect as a topping for burgers, salads, and much more, these onions add an extra burst of flavor and crunch to your favorite dishes. Join us as we guide you through each step to achieve perfectly fried onions.

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Crispy Fried Onions

Learn how to make Crispy Fried Onions with our easy recipe. Perfect as a crunchy topping for burgers, salads, and more, they add an extra burst of flavor to your dishes.
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Prep Time 5 minutes
Cook Time 5 minutes
4 hours
Total Time 4 hours 10 minutes
Course Side Dish
Cuisine American
Servings 4
Calories 203 kcal


  • 1 large onion cut in 1 cm thick rings, peel out individual rings
  • 500 ml vegetable oil for deep frying
  • 500 ml milk
  • 1 deep bowl
  • 1 cup flour
  • 1 tsp salt
  • 1 tsp onion powder


  • Cut the onion into thick rings (about 1cm). Make sure to separate the individual onion rings from the large rings that you cut.
  • Put the loose rings into a deep bowl and cover completely with milk.
  • Refrigerate for about 4 hours.
  • Heat a pan with deep oil on the stove.
  • Take out the rings as you want to fry them, drain excess milk.
  • Dip onion rings in another bowl with flour mixed with salt and onion powder.
  • Shake off excess flour and put into hot oil.
  • Deep fry until golden brown for a few minutes.
  • Drain on kitchen paper.


Calories: 203kcalCarbohydrates: 33gProtein: 8gFat: 4gSaturated Fat: 2gPolyunsaturated Fat: 1gMonounsaturated Fat: 1gCholesterol: 13mgSodium: 637mgPotassium: 244mgFiber: 1gSugar: 8gVitamin A: 203IUVitamin C: 2mgCalcium: 155mgIron: 2mg
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