Try These Old-fashioned Hamburger Joint Onion Rings!
ingredients
ingredients
method
step-by-step directions

Carla's Onion Rings

  • 1/2 cup All purpose flour plus more for dredging
  • 1/4 cup cornstarch
  • 2 tablespoon instant mashed potatoes
  • 1/2 teaspoon cayenne
  • 1/2 teaspoon dried thyme
  • 1 cup club soda
  • 2-3 cup Japanese bread crumbs
  • Fine salt to taste
  • 2-3 medium onions cut 1/4 inch thick and separated into rings
  • Canola oil
step-by-step directions
  • In a shallow bowl, whisk together 1/2 cup flour, 1/4 cup cornstarch, 2 tablespoons instant mashed potatoes, 1/2 teaspoon cayenne and 1/2 teaspoon dried thyme.
  • Stir in 1 cup club soda. Allow to sit while cutting onions.  Mixture will thicken. 
  • Pour breadcrumbs into a second shallow dish and the dredging flour in a second dish.
  • Fill heavy bottomed pot with 2 inches of canola or vegetable oil to 365-70 degrees F. 
  • Dip onion ring into the flour, then in the batter and coat well, and then coat with breadcrumbs.  Drop onion rings immediately into hot oil.  Brown on both sides, about 2 minutes.  Drain on wire rack over sheet pan and sprinkle immediately with salt.
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