These Crispy Beer Battered Straw Onions are amazing to top burgers, dips, baked potatoes or any dish where you want a fantastic, crispy, onion flavor!
1and 1/2 cups all-purpose flour
1teaspoonMrs. Dash Extra Spicy seasoning
1teaspooncracked black pepper
1and 1/2 bottles of dark beer*12-ounce bottles
1and 1/2 large yellow onionsthinly sliced
Vegetable oil**for frying
Mix the flour, baking powder, seasoned salt, Mrs. Dash's Extra Spicy Seasoning and cracked black pepper in a large bowl. In a pitcher, mix together the beer and the eggs. Pour the liquid into the dry ingredients and mix until throughly blended.
In a large heavy-bottomed pot, heat enough vegetable oil to come halfway up the sides of the pot until a deep-frying thermometer inserted in the oil registers 375 degrees F.
In batches, dip the onion strings into the batter, then plunge them into the hot oil and cook until golden, 2 to 3 minutes. Remove and place on a paper towel to drain. Repeat with the rest of the onions. Sprinkle with seasoned salt to finish.
*I used Red Hook ESB beer in this recipe. **I used Canola Oil, and I used 5 cups.