Beer-Battered Onion Rings
Prep time: 10 mins
Cook time: 20 mins
Total time: 30 mins
  • 2 large yellow onions, peeled
  • ⅔ cup all-purpose flour
  • ½ tsp salt
  • ¼ tsp paprika
  • ¼ tsp freshly ground black pepper
  • ⅓ cup flat beer
  • 1 large egg white
  • 2 tbsp vegetable oil, divided
  • Cooking spray
  1. Preheat oven to 400 degrees F.
  2. Cut the onion crosswise into ¾-inch-thick slices, and separate into rings.
  3. Combine flour, salt, paprika, and pepper in a medium bowl.
  4. Pour beer into a small bowl and stir with a fork to "flatten".
  5. Stir in beer and egg white into dry ingredients well.
  6. Heat half of the oil in a large nonstick skillet over medium-high heat.
  7. Dip 5 onion rings in batter, letting excess drip off.
  8. Add onion rings to pan and cook for ~2 minutes on each side.
  9. Place the onion rings on a greased baking sheet.
  10. Coat the onion rings with cooking spray.
  11. Bake at 400° for 10 minutes or until crisp.
  12. Repeat for the remaining onion rings.
Recipe by My San Francisco Kitchen at