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Fried Onion Rings

Learn how to make crispy, crunchy perfectly fried onion rings that rival those from your favorite restaurant. Great as a side dish or burger topper!
5 from 7 votes
Prep Time 15 mins
Cook Time 10 mins
Total Time 25 mins
Course Easy Appetizer Recipes, Side Dishes
Cuisine American
Servings 6 Servings
Calories 581 kcal



  • 1 cup all purpose flour
  • 1 1/2 teaspoons salt divided
  • 1 1/2 teaspoons granulated garlic or garlic powder, divided
  • 1 teaspoon paprika
  • 1/2 teaspoon pepper
  • 1 egg
  • 1 cup milk
  • 2 cups panko bread crumbs
  • 1 onion cut into 1/4 inch slices
  • oil for frying


  • Season the flour with paprika, 1 teaspoon granulated garlic, 1 teaspoon salt and pepper. 
  • Add in milk and egg. Whisk together until well combined.
  • Dip the onion rings into the wet batter and then let the excess batter drip off. 
  • Season the panko bread crumbs with remaining granulated garlic and salt. Dredge the onions in the panko until coated completely. 
  • Fry, in batches, until golden brown and crispy. Remove from oil and place on a wire rack on top of a baking sheet. Sprinkle with salt and keep warm while frying the rest of the onions. 


Nutrition facts for estimation purposes only.


Calories: 581kcalCarbohydrates: 46.4gProtein: 9.6gFat: 40.1gSaturated Fat: 5.9gCholesterol: 31mgSodium: 876mgFiber: 2.8gSugar: 5.2g
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