Fried Onion Rings

The addition of cayenne pepper in this recipe makes these onion rings a little spicier than traditional ones. If you don’t like spicy foods, eliminte the cayenne.
Fried Onion Rings

2 lg Sweet onions
1 Egg
2/3 C Water
1 tbsp Vegetable oil
1 tsp Lemon juice
1 C All-purpose flour
1 1/2 tsp Baking powder

1 to 1 1/4 tsp Salt
1/8 to 1/4 tsp Cayenne pepper
Oil for deep-fat frying

1.Cut onions into 1/2-inche slices; separate into rings. Place in a bowl; cover with ice water and soak for 30 minutes.
2. Meanwhile, in a bowl, beat egg, water, oil and lemon juice.
3. Combine flour, baking powder, salt and cayenne; stir into egg mixture until smooth.
4. Drain onion rings; dip into batter.
5. In an electric skillet or deep-fat fryer, heat 1 inch of oil to 375 degrees. Fry onion rings, a few at a time, for 1 to 1-1/2 minutes on each side or until golden brown. Drain on paper towels.

Yield: 4-6 servings.

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