french fried onions

in my opinion everyone should know how to make french fried onions because there are nothing more tasty and delicious than these crispy onions to garnish our meals and they are specially perfect for casserole topping too. even my husband who hates onions adore them and I usually use these for casseroles when I can keep them from being eaten first by him.


4 medium (2-1/2" dia) onions
1.5 cup all-purpose flour
2 cup milk
1 tbsp paprika
0.5 tsp salt
0.2 tsp black pepper


cut the onions

Cut the onions as thin as you can with a knife, separate the onion slices to have a crunchy french fried onions at the end.

soak into milk

Soak the onion rings into the milk for 15 minutes.

add spices

In a bowl combine the flour, salt, pepper and paprika.

dredge in flour

Use tongs to drain the onions and dredge in the flour.

fry onions

Pour enough oil in a pot over medium heat and then plunge a handful of onions into the oil when it’s hot enough and fry them.

onions turn golden

Fry the onions until golden brown. they will be ready to remove from the oil in no time. (this should take just 1 to 2 minutes).

drain on paper towel

Place them on a paper towel and drain.

french fried onions

Your crispy fried onions are read to enjoy.

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Cook Detail

Servings 1
Calories per serving 1176 Cals
Prepare Time 0 min
Cook Time 0 min
Total Time 0 min

Nutrition Facts (per serving)

Calories 1176 Cals
Calcium, Ca 699.09 mg
Carbohydrate 211.47 g
Cholesterol 48.8 mg
Fat 19.13 g
Fiber 15.03 g
Folate 160.16 ug
Iron, Fe 4.75 mg
Magnesium, Mg 146.97 mg
Niacin 3.97 mg
Protein 40.59 g
Sodium, Na 1398.64 mg
Sugars 44.51 g
Thiamin 0.67 mg
Vitamin A 4151.15 iu
Vitamin B6 0.94 mg
Vitamin C 32.62 mg