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Crispy Onion Strings

Prep Time 1 hour
Cook Time 10 minutes
Total Time 1 hour 10 minutes
Servings 4
Author Cathy Trochelman

Ingredients

  • 1 large onion I used red, but vidalia would work well too
  • 2 c. buttermilk
  • 1 c. flour
  • 1/4 tsp. salt
  • 1/4 tsp. pepper
  • 1/4 tsp. garlic powder
  • 1/4 tsp. cumin
  • 1/4 tsp. cayenne pepper
  • oil for frying

Instructions

  1. Slice onion into thin rings.
  2. Place in container with buttermilk; cover and refrigerate 1-2 hours.
  3. In a medium mixing bowl, combine flour and seasonings.
  4. Heat oil in a medium saucepan to 375 degrees.
  5. Remove a handful of onions from buttermilk, dip in flour mixture (shake to remove excess) and place in hot oil .
  6. Fry until golden brown; remove from oil and place on paper towel-lined plate.
  7. Season with salt as desired.