French-Fried Onion Rings

“After moving into my very first apartment, I bought a little Fry-Daddy deep fryer. I tried all sorts of fried foods including tempura, crab-meat cream cheese wontons, and Jelly Donuts, and these classic onion rings.” – April Ferre

French-Fried Onion Rings

Course: Appetizer, Side Dishes – Vegetables


  • 1 Large Onion Sliced 1/4-Inch
  • Salad Oil
  • 1/2 Cup Milk
  • 1 Cup Flour
  • 1/2 Teaspoon Salt


  • Separate onion slices into rings. In an electric skillet, heat 3/4-inch salad oil to 370 degrees.
  • Place milk in a small dish. In small bowl, stir flour with salt. Dip onion rings in milk, then in flour mixture. Repeat to coat twice.
  • In hot salad oil, cook onions 3 minutes or until lightly browned. Drain on paper towels. Serve immediately.

2001 Recipe – April Ferre – From the Good Housekeeping Illustrated Cookbook, 1980.

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