Air Fryer Onion Rings are perfectly crispy. Because so little oil is used they are much healthier than deep-fried onion rings and they are much crispier than oven baked onion rings. They are delicious as is or you could serve them with ketchup or Come Back sauce.
The Air Fryer is wonderful for making diet-friendly foods. Air frying makes cutting the calories and fat so easy, but none of the flavor is sacrificed.
There are lots of different Air Fryers on the market. I use the Power Air Fryer XL and use it almost daily. It’s perfect for reheating leftovers quickly and easily and it conserves energy compared to an oven.
The Air Fryer does a fabulous job of getting foods crispy without using much oil. I love all kinds of fried foods. They are among my favorite foods to eat and it is so nice to be able to enjoy them without the guilt.
Note: Cooking times can vary from Air Fryer to Air Fryer so use the cooking time as an estimate.
You can use pretty much any type of onion to make onion rings. My favorites are sweet onions and yellow onions, but white onions and red onions work too.
These Air Fryer Onion Rings are super crispy and crunchy. Whether maded as an appetizer or served with burgers, you can’t beat the crunchiness of these rings!
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Air Fryer Onion Rings
Air Fryer Onion Rings are perfectly crispy. Because so little oil is used they are much healthier than deep-fried onion rings and they are much crispier than oven baked onion rings.
- 1/2 cup all-purpose flour
- 1 teaspoon paprika
- 1 teaspoon salt, divided
- 1/2 cup buttermilk
- 1 egg
- 1 cup Panko crumbs
- 2 tablespoons olive oil
- 1 large yellow or sweet onion, sliced and separated into rings
- olive oil spray
Combine flour, paprika, and 1/2 teaspoon of salt in a shallow bowl.
In a second shallow bowl, whisk together buttermilk and egg. Whisk in 1/4 cup of the flour mixture.
In a third shallow bowl, combine Panko crumbs, 1/2 teaspoon salt, and 2 tablespoons oil. Stir with a fork until the oil is evenly distributed.
Dredge onion rings in flour mixture, then dip them in buttermilk mixture and then dredge in Panko crumb mixture.
Place in Air Fryer basket. Cook them in 2 batches so you don't crowd them. Set Air Fryer to 400 degrees for 12 minutes. Turn them over halfway through and sprtiz them with oil.
Recipe Source: Plated Cravings
Nutritional info is provided as a guide only and can vary based on products and ingredients used and cooking methods.
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What is the serving size?
melanie tirey says
will this method work with frozen onion rings