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Restaurant Style Onion Rings Recipe

Restaurant Style Onion Rings - when it comes to making homemade onion rings at home, the key is making onion rings CRISPY! Follow this recipe, and you'll get crispy onion rings every time.
Prep Time10 mins
Cook Time3 mins
Total Time13 mins
Course: Appetizer
Cuisine: American
Keyword: onion rings, restaurant style onion rings
Servings: 6
Calories: 405kcal


  • deep fryer or deep pot


  • 4 cups vegetable oil
  • 1 large Vidalia Onion
  • cups flour
  • 1 teaspoon baking powder
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 2 eggs
  • 1 cup milk
  • 1 cup dry bread crumbs
  • seasoned salt to taste


  • Heat vegetable oil in a deep-fryer or pot to 365 degrees. Onion slices should be about 1/4 inch thick. Separate the onion slices into rings and set aside. 
  • In a bowl, combine flour, baking powder and salt. 
  • Dip the onion slices in the flour mixture until completely coated and set aside. 
  • Whisk the eggs and milk into the flour mixture. 
  • Dip the floured rings into the batter to coat and place on a wire rack to let excess batter drip off. 
  • Pour the bread crumbs in a large bowl. Gently toss battered onions into the bread crumbs and and coat evenly. 
  • Deep fry a few rings at a time for 2-3 minutes, or until golden brown. 
  • Place finished onion rings on paper towels to drain. 
  • Season with seasoning salt and serve.


Calories: 405kcal | Carbohydrates: 43g | Protein: 9g | Fat: 22g | Saturated Fat: 16g | Polyunsaturated Fat: 1g | Monounsaturated Fat: 3g | Trans Fat: 1g | Cholesterol: 59mg | Sodium: 633mg | Potassium: 209mg | Fiber: 2g | Sugar: 6g | Vitamin A: 146IU | Vitamin C: 3mg | Calcium: 142mg | Iron: 3mg