Southwestern Onion Rings recipe – 171 calories

Southwestern Onion Rings recipe - 171 calories

Now here’s a great onion rings recipe for all you onion lovers… Perfectly crisp texture, and wonderful flavor from all the spices! 😀

Southwestern Onion Rings recipe – 171 calories

2 large sweet onions
1 3/4 cups all-purpose flour
2 eggs
2 1/2 cups buttermilk
3 tablespoons water
2 teaspoons chili powder
2 teaspoons salt
1-2 teaspoon cayenne pepper
1 teaspoon ground cumin
1 teaspoon garlic powder
1 teaspoon sugar

1. Slice the onions into 1/4″ slices and separate the rings.
2. Place the rings in a bowl and add the buttermilk to cover the onions.
3. Soak for about 30 minutes, stirring occasionally.
4. In another bowl, beat together the eggs and water.
5. Combine the flour, chili powder, salt, cayenne pepper, cumin, garlic powder and sugar in a shallow dish.
6. Drain the onion rings.
7. Dip the rings in the egg mixture first, then dredge in the flour mixture.
8. Fry the onion rings in 1″ of oil heated to 375 degrees, a few at a time, until golden brown on each side.
9. Drain and serve immediately.

Servings: 12

Nutritional information for one serving:
Calories: 171
Total fat: 2.4 g
Cholesterol: 55 mg
Sodium: 688 mg
Total carbs: 29.8 g
Fiber: 1.6 g
Protein: 7.5 g
Weight Watchers points: 3

Photo credit: phototram

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  2. I am an onion lover so this is great recipe for me. I am not only liking your recipe for the onion but for its spiciness too – I find the cayenne pepper and garlic powder so welcome.

  3. Its healthier than eating squid ring. This a perfect snack. Thanks for the recipe, I surely do that today!

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  9. Really good, thanks for this recipe. My kids love them.

  10. They look so yummy.

  11. These onion rings look delicious. I can’t wait to try them out now.

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  17. Absolutely agree, cayenne pepper and garlic powder so welcome. ))

  18. If you like onion rings, and most people do, I have the perfect recipe for you. The key ingredient, vanilla ice cream mix, is difficult for some to find, but I’m gonna tell you where to find it. Any restaurant that sells or has vanilla (soft serve) ice cream from a machine is the place to go.

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