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Daphne's Coconut Oil Onion Rings

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You favorite treat, just healthier!
skill level
Easy
time
1-30min
servings
6 to 8
cost
$
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Onion rings are delicious, but certainly not healthy. If you're looking to quench your craving without falling off the wagon give Daphne's version a try.
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ingredients
  • 1/2 cup whole wheat flour
  • 1/4 cup cornstarch
  • 2 tablespoon instant mashed potatoes
  • 1/2 teaspoon cayenne
  • flax meal
  • 1/2 teaspoon dried thyme
  • 1 cup club soda
  • 2-3 cup whole wheat Japanese bread crumbs
  • fine salt to taste
  • 2-3 medium onions (cut 1/4 inch thick and separated into rings)
  • Coconut oil for frying
kitchenware
step-by-step directions We've Made Cooking As Easy As 1-2-3! printer friendly version 
  • 1
    1/2 cup whole wheat flour
    1/4 cup cornstarch
    2 tablespoon instant mashed potatoes
    1/2 teaspoon cayenne
    flax meal
    1/2 teaspoon dried thyme
    In a shallow bowl, whisk together 1/2 cup flour, 1/4 cup cornstarch, 2 tablespoons instant mashed potatoes, 1/2 teaspoon cayenne, 1/2 teaspoon dried thyme and flax meal.
  • 2
    1 cup club soda
    Stir in 1 cup club soda
  • 3
    2-3 medium onions (cut 1/4 inch thick and separated into rings)
    Allow to sit while cutting onions. Mixture will thicken.
  • 4
    2-3 cup whole wheat Japanese bread crumbs
    Pour breadcrumbs into a second shallow dish.
  • 5
    Coconut oil
    Fill heavy bottomed pot with 2" of coconut oil and heat to 365 degrees.
  • 6
       
    Dip onion ring into batter and coat well, then coat with breadcrumbs.
  • 7
        
    Drop onion rings immediately into hot oil. Brown on both sides, about 2 minutes.
  • 8
    fine salt to taste
    Drain on wire rack over sheet pan and sprinkle immediately with salt.
 
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