Guinness Beer Battered Onion Rings - Golden crispy homemade onion rings—these are really worth the extra effort! This recipe features fresh-cut slices of sweet Vidalia onion dipped in a hearty buttermilk and Irish beer batter, served fresh-fried crunchy and delicious seasoned with salt and garlic pepper.
2 Cup (32 tbs)
2 Cup (32 tbs)
Garlic pepper seasoning salt
Extra stout beer
4 Cup (64 tbs)
1. Separate sliced onions into rings, transfer to bowl and cover with buttermilk.
2. Combine 1 cup flour, garlic pepper and salt in a bowl and stir to blend.
3. Combine another 1 cup flour and beer in a separate bowl and whisk to blend.
4. Heat oil in deep heavy pan or deep fryer to 350°F.
5. Working in small batches; remove onions from buttermilk and drain. Dredge in seasoned flour; shake excess. Dip in beer batter; drain excess.
6. Carefully lower onion rings, one at a time, into hot oil (do not overcrowd) and deep fry until golden brown, turning several times during frying with tongs. Remove from oil and drain on paper towels.
7. Repeat process with remaining onion rings.
8. Season with salt, if desired. Serve hot.
For best results, have everything set up assembly-line style before you start frying. Arrange bowls of drained buttermilk-soaked onion rings, seasoned flour and beer batter on the counter along with a baking rack layered on a sheet pan to drain battered onion rings before you start frying. Hold deep fried onion rings in warm 200F oven while frying remaining batches.
For all those who like eating onion rings at the restaurant, should definitely take a look at this guinness beer-battered onion rings recipe and try making some at home. Watch the video to see step by step instructions to make fresh-cut slices of sweet Vidalia onion dipped in a hearty buttermilk and Irish beer batter, served fresh-fried crunchy and delicious seasoned with salt and garlic pepper. Though this appetizer requires some labor, but its worth all the effort!