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Crispy Fried Onions

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  Onions 2 Large
  All purpose flour 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
  Salt To Taste

Thinly slice onions and separate into rings.
Place flour in a bag, add onions, and shake to coat evenly with flour.
In a deep 2 1/2- to 3-quart pan over high heat, bring 1 1/2 inches oil to 300°F on a deep-frying thermometer.
Add onions, about 1/4 at a time; cook, stirring often, until golden, about 5 minutes.
Oil temperature will drop at first but rise again as onions brown; regulate heat accordingly.
With a slotted spoon, lift out onions and drain on paper towels (discard any scorched bits).
Serve warm, piled in a napkin-lined basket or on a plate; sprinkle with salt.
Or let cool completely, package airtight, and refrigerate for up to 3 days.
To reheat, spread in a single layer in a 10- by 15-inch rimmed baking pan and heat in a 350° oven for 2 to 3 minutes.

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Nutrition Facts

Serving size: Complete recipe

Calories 337 Calories from Fat 7

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 0.89 g1.4%

Saturated Fat 0.21 g1.1%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 0 mg

Sodium 399.8 mg16.7%

Total Carbohydrates 73 g24.4%

Dietary Fiber 6.3 g25.4%

Sugars 11.8 g

Protein 9 g18.9%

Vitamin A 0.1% Vitamin C 33.8%

Calcium 7.3% Iron 19.3%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

Crispy Fried Onions Recipe