French Fried Onions

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Cooking Methodfrying



Total Timeunder 30 minutes

Kid FriendlyYes

One Pot MealYes

Occasiongame day

Recipe Coursevegetable

Dietary Considerationvegetarian

Equipmentdeep fryer

Five Ingredients or LessYes

Mealdinner, lunch

Taste and Texturecrisp, savory, sweet

Type of Dishvegetable


  • 4 medium-size Spanish onions, sliced paper-thin
  • ½ cup all purpose flour
  • 1 quart vegetable oil
  • Salt
  • Deep fryer and basket


  1. In a large bowl, toss together the onions with the flour.

  2. Pour the oil into the deep fryer and heat to 360°. About 1 cup at a time, add the onions and fry until golden brown. Drain the onions on paper towels and repeat the process with the remaining onions. Serve hot.


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