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Oven Fried Onion Rings

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This is going to be quick because Jim needs the computer for work but I wanted to squeeze this post in. I often make oven baked onions rings as a low fat side dish. They aren't the same as fried rings but then again, you can't take the fry out and keep them the same. But we enjoy these too!

Here's how you do it.


Onions (tonight I used 2 yellow ones but most times I use 1-2 large sweet ones)
a few tablespoons of milk
seasoned breadcrumbs
salt, pepper, and a pinch of cayenne or paprika (optional)

1. Preheat your oven to 425 F. Peel your onions and slice into thick rings. Separate the rings. I leave two rings together if they are thin layers so there is a decent amount of onion in each ring. Set aside rings.

2. Mix egg and milk in a medium, shallow bowl. Mix the breadcrumbs with the seasonings to taste in another. You're just setting up a breading station.

3. Use about a tablespoon (more or less) of olive oil to coat a baking sheet and set aside.

4. Dip each ring in the egg mixture to coat and then toss in the breadcrumbs. Transfer to the prepared baking sheet.

It's best to have them in a single layer but
I couldn't find my large baking sheet.

5. Bake for 20 minutes or so, flipping the onion rings over half way through or when the bottom is golden and crispy.

6. Chow down.



  1. I saw this floating around pinterest and have bookmarked it to try! Thanks for sharing the recipe...Happy Wednesday:D

  2. Wow, they sound really good! I'll try them...

  3. This looks so yummy! I would love for you to visit my new food blog, The Sweet Spot, and link up your recipes to my Mouthwatering Monday Link Party!

  4. These look so yummy! Thanks for the recipe!

  5. Mmmmmm...I love onion rings. And you're right, they're not the same as the fried version...but they'll do in a pinch! Thanks for sharing. :)

  6. YUM!! My hubby loves onion rings. I'm going to have to try these! Thanks for sharing at oopsey daisy!


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