Fried Onion Rings

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  • 1 large sweet onion
  • 1/2 cup ranch dressing of choice
  • 1/2 cup milk
  • 1 cup all-purpose flour
  • 1 teaspoon salt or to taste
  • 1 teaspoon black pepper or to taste
  • 1/4 teaspoon cayenne pepper
  • 2 cups vegetable oil


  1. Slice onion into thinnest possible rings. Place in a shallow dish.
  2. Pour ranch dressing and milk over onions, cover and refrigerate at least 1 hour.
  3. In a plastic bag, combine flour, salt, black pepper and cayenne pepper. Shake to evenly distribute ingredients.
  4. Heat oil to 375 degrees F in deep saucepan or deep fryer. Remove a small handful of onion rings from dressing and shake off excess. Drop into flour, separate rings and shake to coat.
  5. Drop a few rings at a time into hot oil and cook until golden.
  6. Remove from hot oil with a slotted spoon and drain on a paper towel.
  7. Repeat with remaining rings until all rings have been battered and fried. Keep warm.

Makes 4 servings.

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