Fried onion rings

Fried onion rings

Fried onion rings are a very popular snack in cafes and bars. And they can be easily and simply made at home in a frying pan. You only need a large onion and a simple batter. In just a couple of minutes, you can fry a whole plate of this delicious snack from just one bulb.
5 from 1 vote
Cook Time 15 minutes
Total Time 15 minutes
Course Appetizer
Cuisine American, British
Servings 2 people
Calories 1334 kcal


  • 1 knife
  • 1 chopping board
  • 1 tablespoon
  • 1 mixer optional whisk
  • 1 plastic bag
  • 1 fork
  • 1 frying pan


  • 1 pc onion large
  • 1 pc egg
  • 1 tbsp sour cream
  • 50 ml water ice-cold
  • 3 tbsp wheat flour
  • ¼ tsp paprika ground
  • ¼ tsp garlic dried
  • 1 pinch salt
  • 300 ml vegetable oil for frying


  • Prepare everything necessary. Choose a large and even onion.
    Ingredients for fried onion rings
  • Peel the onion and cut into rings 4-5 millimeters thick. Separate into rings, they will be of different diameters.
    1 pc onion
    Onion, cut into rings
  • For the batter, place sour cream, egg yolk, ground garlic, and paprika in a bowl. You can also use other spices to taste.
    1 pc egg, 1 tbsp sour cream, ¼ tsp garlic, ¼ tsp paprika
    Sour cream, yolk, garlic and paprika
  • Mix, add flour, 2.5 tbsp heaped, leave the rest for breading.
    3 tbsp wheat flour
  • Knead a thick dough. Pour in water.
    50 ml water
    Pour in watter in batter
  • Mix until smooth, it should flow off the fork in a ribbon.
    1 pinch salt, 1 pc egg
    Batter for onion rings
  • In a separate bowl, beat the egg white with a pinch of salt into a stable foam. It will take a minute with a mixer, much longer by hand. Put half into the bowl with the dough.
    Whipped whites with salt
  • Mix gently, trying to keep as many air bubbles as possible. Then introduce the remaining egg white. The batter will become noticeably fluffier and more porous.
    Ready to made batter
  • Put the remaining 0.5 tbsp of flour in a plastic bag, add the onion rings. Shake to coat them with a thin layer of flour.
    3 tbsp wheat flour
    Onion rings in the flour
  • Using a fork, dip each onion ring into the batter, allowing the excess to drip off.
    Onion rings in batter
  • Lay out in a frying pan with well-heated vegetable oil. Fry over medium heat until browned on both sides. Everything happens very quickly. The shell swells during this process.
    300 ml vegetable oil
    Frying the onion rings
  • The onion rings in batter are ready. It is better to serve them hot, but this snack is very tasty even when cold. Offer sauce as an addition.
    Fried onion rings


Calories: 1334kcalCarbohydrates: 1gProtein: 0.3gFat: 150gSaturated Fat: 23gPolyunsaturated Fat: 86gMonounsaturated Fat: 34gTrans Fat: 1gCholesterol: 2mgSodium: 196mgPotassium: 7mgFiber: 0.1gSugar: 0.1gVitamin A: 67IUVitamin C: 0.1mgCalcium: 3mgIron: 0.1mg




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