Low carb onion rings
- 1 (4 oz.) 1 (110 g) large yellow onion sliced into ¼” rounds (vidalia, white or red)large yellow onions sliced into ¼” rounds (vidalia, white or red)
- 2 oz. (91⁄3 tbsp) 55 g (140 ml) coconut flour
- ¾ cup (2 oz.) 180 ml (60 g) shredded Parmesan cheese
- 1 pinch 1 pinch salt to taste
- 1 tsp 1 tsp garlic powder
- 1 pinch 1 pinch ground black pepper
- 2 2 eggeggs
- 1 cup 240 ml coconut oil, refined if you don't love the coconut flavor
- salt to taste
- Heat the coconut oil in a large pan, over medium low heat.
- While the oil heats, whisk the eggs together with 1/3 oz. (about 1.5 tbl) coconut flour and a pinch of salt. Whisk until the ingredients are blended.
- Combine the rest of the dry ingredients in another medium sized bowl.
- Using a fork, completely coat each onion ring with the beaten egg, and then lift and drop the coated onion ring into the flour mixture. Spoon the flour mix over the entire ring, and gently move the rings to a plate.
- Add some rings to the pan, leaving space in between each ring. Fry for about 3-4 minutes per side, until golden brown, and then remove to a plate lined with paper towels to cool. Continue this process until done, and then salt to taste.
Using a fork, versus tongs or a spatula is an easy and gentle way to flip the onion ring without disrupting the coating.
You can fry in tallow, or other fat with a high heat point if you don't like coconut oil.
The batter may be quite thick and stiff, so thin it with either cream or water to a pancake-like batter consistency. Then dip the onion rings in this, placing gently into the low-moderate heated oil.
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We have not tested this recipe with alternative ingredients.
We have not tested these in an air fryer, but that sounds promising!
All of our recipes can be converted from US measurements to metric.
If not, have a look here. But I doubt the DD team has tried any of them in this recipe.
Good luck !
Only the ingredients convert.
how many tsp or tbs is this?
We have not tested this with olive oil, but it should work. You can find out more about cooking with different oils at this link.
They are tasty, crunchy, and very more-ish!
Served them with your bite size breaded fish as a special treat during this enforced lockdown of Covid19.
Thank you, My husband has lost nearly 2 stones following your recipes, and my blood sugar level has improved too.
One appears to be ranch dressing, and the other may be our low-carb ketchup or Italian dressing. Any of those would be great! Check out our sauce recipes here! https://www.dietdoctor.com/low-carb/keto/recipes/sauces-dressings/sauces
Wonderful! So glad you enjoyed them!
Hi, Shondra! Either one would work fine. You can use whichever you prefer!
The flavour was enhanced with the addition of 1tsp onion granules.
I think this would work well as a chicken coating too...... I shall try and report back!