Guinness Beer-Battered Onion Rings

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Aug. 03, 2011

Guinness Beer Battered Onion Rings - Golden crispy homemade onion ringsthese 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.


Vidalia onions 2 Large
Buttermilk 2 Cup (32 tbs)
Flour 2 Cup (32 tbs)
Garlic pepper seasoning salt 1 Teaspoon
Kosher salt 1 Teaspoon
Extra stout beer 12 Ounce
Canola oil 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.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: Easy
Cook Time: 10 Minutes
Ready In: 10 Minutes
Servings: 2

Nutrition Facts

Serving size

Calories 5044Calories from Fat 4022

 % Daily Value*

Total Fat 455 g700%

Saturated Fat 33 g165%

Trans Fat 0 g


Sodium 1797 mg74.88%

Total Carbohydrates 210 g70%

Dietary Fiber 17 g68%

Sugars 42 g

Protein 37 g74%

Vitamin A % Vitamin C %

Calcium % Iron %

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet