Recipe: Fried Onions

These onions make an ideal topping for the wilted greens and cabbage salad.


    • 1 qt. fry oil
    • 1 white onions
    • 2 egg yolks
    • 1 cup very cold water
    • 1 cup flour
    • salt and pepper

In a deep fryer heat oil to 350 degrees.

Peel onion then slice ¼ inch thick. Separate onion strips.

In mixing bowl beat egg yolks with a fork and add to very cold water.

Continue to use the fork and stir in the flour. The batter will be slightly lumpy. Add a little salt and pepper.

Dip onion pieces into batter and drop into hot oil. Fry until golden brown.

Top each salad with the fried onion strips.

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Regina Charboneau is the owner of Twin Oaks Bed & Breakfast in Natchez, Mississippi. She is the author of Regina's Table at Twin Oaks. More

Regina Charboneau is the owner of Twin Oaks Bed & Breakfast in Natchez, Mississippi. She is the author of two cookbooks: A Collection of Seasonal Menus & Recipes from Regina's Kitchen and Regina's Table at Twin Oaks.

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