Crispy Fried Onion Strings

Ban the can!

Sorry French’s French Fried Onions, but we are not doing the canned thing this year. Here is and easy, delicious “from scratch” alternative.

Crispy Fried Onion Strings

1 large sweet onions
1/2 cup prepared ranch dressing
1/2 cup milk
1 cup flour
1 tsp salt
1 tsp black pepper
1/4 tsp cayenne pepper
2 cups vegetable oil

Slice onion into thinnest possible rings.

Place in a shallow dish.

Combine ranch dressing and milk and pour over onions.

Cover and refrigerate at least 1 hour.

In a plastic bag, combine flour, salt, black pepper and cayenne pepper.

Shake to evenly distribute ingredients.

Heat oil to 375° in deep saucepan.

Remove a small handful of onion rings from dressing and shake off excess.

Drop into flour, separate rings and shake to coat.

Drop a few rings at a time into hot oil and cook until golden.

Remove from hot oil with a slotted spoon and drain on a paper towels.

Repeat with remaining rings until all have been battered and fried.

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