Goooulish Onion-O's (Onion Rings)





Introduction: Goooulish Onion-O's (Onion Rings)

Ok, so if we're doing a Halloween Instructable, here it is. The best onion rings you'll ever make at home. You're guaranteed to scare away many a trick-or-treater with your eye-watering breath.

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Step 1: Gooooulish Ingredients

  • 1 large onion
  • 1 1/4 cups all-purpose flour
  • 1 teaspoon baking powder
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 1 egg
  • 1 cup milk, or as needed
  • 3/4 cup dry bread crumbs
  • 1 quart oil for frying, or as needed

Step 2: 'Slash' the Rings

1. Heat the oil to 365 degrees F (185 degrees C).

2. Separate the onion slices into rings, about 1/4 inch thick or as desired, and set aside.

Step 3: Prepare 'Ghostly' Coating

In a small bowl, stir together the flour, baking powder and salt.

Step 4: Make Your Rings 'ghost-white'

Dip the onion slices into the flour mixture until they are all coated; set aside.

Step 5: Prepare the 'Ectoplasm'

Whisk the egg and milk into the flour mixture using a fork.

Step 6: 'Slime' the Rings

Dip the floured rings into the batter to coat.

Step 7: The Rack

Place on a wire rack to drain until the batter stops dripping. The wire rack may be placed over a sheet of aluminum foil for easier cleanup. Don't let them drip too long, or the breadcrumbs won't stick. If you haven't removed the clear, thin skin from the layers of the rings this will be especially important. You know this is the case if the batter beads up on the rings, and they look 'waterproof'.

Step 8: No Cute Halloween Name for This Step

Spread the bread crumbs out on a plate or shallow dish. Place rings one at a time into the crumbs, and scoop the crumbs up over the ring to coat. Give it a hard tap as you remove it from the crumbs. The coating should cling very well - if it doesn't then the rings dripped TOO dry. Repeat with remaining rings.

Step 9: Fried Alive!!!

Test the hotness of the oil by sprinkling a mid-sized batter/breadcrumb goober into the oil and see if it begins to fry nicely. When ready, deep fry the rings a few at a time for 2 to 3 minutes, or until golden brown. You can do about 10 rings at a time, depending on the size of your 'cauldron'.

Step 10: Get Goooulish!

Remove to paper towels to drain. Serve.

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For that un named step "the sandman of breadcrumbs attack"

Heres one more thanx from Latvia. I love this recipe thank you so much!

I cant wait next time when we make another, but from much more onions.. :D
Tnx from Latvia for delicious recipe. ;)

this recipe is amazing i've tryed it just as soon as i could and we all loved it thx very much ^___^

These are really good.
I made those from 5 big onions, for the 4 of us. They disappeared within minutes! I just cant believe 4 of us ate 5 big onions that fast! Wow!

Thanks for the recipe ;)

Now I know what else to make for dinner tonight. :)

Man I made these a while back and I loved them, thanks!! for the recipe.

step 8 No cute Halloween name for this step How about "bury alive" in breadcrumbs? idea

I am definitely going to make to make these....what kind of oil is the best to use....sunflower, olive, canola, lots of them....