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Beer Battered Onion Rings

Oh, beer-battered onion rings are simply irresistible! The marriage of crispy, golden-brown exterior with a tender, sweet onion inside is a match made in heaven. The beer in the batter adds a subtle flavor and helps create that perfect crunch.

Each bite is a delightful combination of savory and sweet, making it a classic favorite for many. Whether enjoyed as a snack or a side dish, beer-battered onion rings never fail to satisfy cravings for something crunchy and delicious.

Tips for Perfecting the Recipe

Understand Your Ingredients: The key to perfect beer-battered onion rings lies in understanding your ingredients. The type of beer you choose can significantly affect the flavor of the batter. Pale ales are recommended for their balanced bitterness and maltiness, but feel free to experiment with your favorite beers to find the one that suits your taste best. The carbonation in the beer is crucial as it helps create a light and crispy batter.

Ingredients Needed for This Recipe

Lime Mayo Sauce

1/3 cup mayo
1 tablespoon ketchup
1/4 teaspoon fresh ground black pepper
1/8 teaspoon ground cayenne pepper
1 small clove garlic, finely minced
1 tablespoon lime juice

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Onion Rings

2 large sweet onions (rough skins removed, cut into 1/2-inch rings and separated)
1 1/4 cup all-purpose flour
1/4 teaspoon ground cayenne pepper
1/4 teaspoon cumin
1 teaspoon salt
1/2 teaspoon fresh ground black pepper
1 teaspoon garlic powder
1 egg, beaten
1–1 1/2 cups beer
Vegetable oil for frying

Instructions for Making Beer Battered Onion Rings

Prepare the Lime Mayo Sauce: In a small bowl, combine mayo, ketchup, black pepper, cayenne pepper, garlic, and lime juice.
Prepare for Battering: Set 1/4 cup of flour aside on a shallow plate. In a medium bowl, combine 1 cup flour, cayenne pepper, cumin, black pepper, garlic powder, beaten egg, and 1 to 1 1/2 cups beer (depending on desired batter thickness).
Frying Process: Heat oil to 375 degrees. Dip onion rings in flour on the shallow plate and then into the batter. Fry the battered onion rings in the hot oil until browned, about 4 minutes. Place on a paper towel-covered wire rack while working in small batches.
Serving: Serve the onion rings hot with the Lime Mayo Sauce.

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