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Crispy Fried Onions

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  Unbleached all purpose flour 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
  Onions 2 Large, peeled, thinly sliced, and separated into rings
  Salt To Taste
  Salad oil 1 Tablespoon

Place flour in a bag, add onions, and shake to coat evenly with flour.
Pour oil into a deep 2 1/2 to 3 quart pan to a depthof 1 1/2: inches and heat to 300° on a deep frying thermometer.
Add floured onions, about a fourth at a time, and cook, stirring often, until golden .
Oil temperature will drop at first but will rise again as onions cook; regulate heat accordingly.
With a slotted spoon, lift out onions and drain on paper towels .
Serve warm, piled in a napkin lined basket or in a warmed bowl; sprinkle with salt.
If made ahead, let cool, wrap airtight, and refrigerate for up to 3 days.
To reheat, spread onions in a single layer in a shallow rimmed baking sheet.
Heat in a 350° oven for 2 to 3 minutes.

Recipe Summary

Side Dish

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Nutrition Facts

Serving size: Complete recipe

Calories 628 Calories from Fat 143

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 16 g25.1%

Saturated Fat 1.1 g5.3%

Trans Fat 0.3 g

Cholesterol 0 mg

Sodium 413.9 mg17.2%

Total Carbohydrates 110 g36.6%

Dietary Fiber 12.4 g49.7%

Sugars 26.6 g

Protein 14 g27.7%

Vitamin A 0.2% Vitamin C 77%

Calcium 15.4% Iron 24.7%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

Crispy Fried Onions Recipe