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AIR FRYER ONION RINGS

Prep Time20 mins
Cook Time10 mins
Total Time45 mins
Crunchy, golden onion rings are breaded with flour, milk, panko, and seasonings, before air-frying to a crispy perfection.
Course: Appetizer, Side Dish/Appetizer, Snack
Cuisine: American
Servings: 8
Calories: 130

Ingredients

  • 1 to 2 large sweet onions, trim the ends, peel off the skin, and cut the onions into 1/2-inch-thick slices
  • ¾ cup coconut flour, almond flour, gluten free flour, or all-purpose flour work just as well.
  • 3 eggs
  • cup milk
  • 2 cups pork panko crumbs, you can also use plain breadcrumbs
  • ½ teaspoon chili powder
  • ½ teaspoon sweet or smoked paprika
  • ½ teaspoon garlic powder
  • ½ teaspoon salt
  • ¼ teaspoon fresh ground black pepper, or to taste
  • Dipping sauces, for serving: ranch, ketchup, hot sauce, honey mustard, etc…

Instructions 

  • Preheat the Air Fryer to 375˚F.
  • Carefully separate the sliced onions into rings.
  • Place the flour in a shallow bowl.
  • In a separate shallow bowl, whisk the eggs with the milk.
  • Place the panko crumbs in a separate bowl; whisk in the chili powder, paprika garlic powder, salt, and pepper.
  • Dip the onion rings in the egg mixture; then, dip in the flour and coat all sides with the flour.
  • Again dip them back in the egg mixture, coating completely.
  • Add to the breadcrumbs-mixture to thoroughly coat; use your fingers to press the crumbs to the onions.
  • Spray the air fryer basket with cooking oil.
  • Place each onion ring in the air fryer basket; DO NOT crowd the basket. Leave a little bit of room in between the onion rings. You will have to cook the onion rings in several batches.
  • Spray onion rings with cooking oil.
  • Cook for 5 minutes.
  • Flip over the onion rings; spray with cooking oil, and continue to cook for 5 more minutes.
  • Remove onions from air fryer basket.
  • Serve with dipping sauces.
Nutrition Facts
AIR FRYER ONION RINGS
Amount Per Serving (4 g)
Calories 130 Calories from Fat 54
% Daily Value*
Fat 6g9%
Saturated Fat 3g15%
Trans Fat 1g
Cholesterol 69mg23%
Sodium 331mg14%
Potassium 94mg3%
Carbohydrates 10g3%
Fiber 4g16%
Sugar 3g3%
Protein 9g18%
Vitamin A 208IU4%
Vitamin C 2mg2%
Calcium 32mg3%
Iron 1mg6%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.
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