8 servingsPrep Time
1/2 cup: all-purpose flour
1/4 cup: cornstarch
2 tablespoons: dry potato flakes
1/8 teaspoon: cayenne pepper, or to taste
1 cup: chilled club soda
2 cups: panko bread crumbs, or as needed
2 cups: vegetable oil for frying
2 large: onions, cut into 1/4-inch thick slices and separated into rings
: fine salt to taste
Whisk together flour, cornstarch, dry potato flakes, and cayenne pepper in a large bowl. Whisk in club soda to make a smooth batter.
Place panko bread crumbs in a shallow bowl.
Heat oil in a deep fryer or large saucepan to 350 degrees F (175 degrees C).
Place a few onion rings at a time into the bowl of batter and turn to coat all sides with batter.
Remove onion rings from batter and place into pan of panko bread crumbs; turn to coat completely with crumbs.
Cook a few rings at a time in the hot oil until golden brown, about 2 to 3 minutes.
Transfer to a cooling rack set over paper towels to drain. Season with salt to taste and serve.
Calories: 179 kcal
Carbohydrates: 32.5 g
Cholesterol: 0 mg
Fat: 6.5 g
Fiber: 0.9 g
Protein: 4.1 g
Sodium: 184 mg