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Air Fryer Onion Rings

Air Fryer Onion Rings are really tasty and made without the oil and grease. Serve with dipping sauce that is a copycat version of Outback Steakhouse blooming onion sauce.

Making onion rings in the air fryer makes them just a little bit healthier. Enjoy them with a steak dinner or during a football party.

Air Fryer Onion Rings

Air Fryer Onion Rings Ingredients

To make this air fryer appetizer recipe, you will need the following ingredients (go to the recipe below for exact quantities and instructions):

  • Sweet onions
  • Panko bread crumbs
  • Milk
  • Paprika
  • Salt
  • Garlic powder
  • Mayonnaise
  • Ketchup
  • Horseradish
  • Paprika
  • Dried oregano
  • Black pepper
  • Cayenne pepper

Air Fryer Onion Rings Ingredients

How to Make Onion Rings in an Air Fryer

  1. Peel the outer layer of the onions. Cut the onions in ½ inch and separate into rings.
  2. In a medium sized bowl, add the flour, milk, paprika, half of the salt, and half of the garlic powder. Mix well so the mixture is smooth free of clumps.
  3. In another medium sized bowl, add the breadcrumbs, remaining salt, and remaining garlic powder. Mix well.
  4. Take an onion ring and dip into the milk and flour batter.

How to Make Onion Rings in Air Fryer

  1. Using just one hand take the ring out and with the other dry hand sprinkle the breadcrumb mixture over an empty bowl until fully covered and then place onto the air fryer basket.
  2. Cook the onion rings at 350 degrees for 12-14 minutes until golden brown. (The time may vary depending on your air fryer.)
  3. For the dipping sauce, mix the ketchup, horseradish, mayonnaise, salt, paprika, garlic powder, oregano, cayenne pepper, and black pepper.
  4. Serve onion rings with the dipping sauce and enjoy!

How to Fry Onion Rings Without Oil

Storage Instructions

Onion rings will keep in a refrigerator for up to 3 days. I recommend putting them in the broiler to crisp them up again before serving leftovers.

Air Fried Onion Rings Appetizer

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Onion Rings with Dipping Sauce

Air Fryer Onion Rings

Air Fryer Onion Rings

Yield: 6 servings
Prep Time: 20 minutes
Cook Time: 14 minutes
Total Time: 34 minutes

Air Fryer Onion Rings are really tasty and made without the oil and grease. Serve with dipping sauce that is a copycat version of Outback Steakhouse blooming onion sauce.

Ingredients

  • 2 medium sweet onions
  • 1 cup panko bread crumbs
  • 2/3 cups milk
  • 1 teaspoon paprika
  • 1 teaspoon salt, divided
  • ¼ teaspoon garlic powder, divided

For the dipping sauce:

  • 1/2 cup mayonnaise
  • 2 teaspoons ketchup
  • 2 tablespoons horseradish
  • 1/4 teaspoon paprika
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1/8 teaspoon garlic powder
  • 1/8 teaspoon oregano
  • 1 dash black pepper
  • 1 dash cayenne pepper

Instructions

  1. Peel the outer layer of the onions. Cut the onions in ½ inch and separate into rings.
  2. In a medium sized bowl, add the flour, milk, paprika, half of the salt, and half of the garlic powder. Mix well so the mixture is smooth free of clumps.
  3. In another medium sized bowl, add the breadcrumbs, remaining salt, and remaining garlic powder. Mix well.
  4. Take an onion ring and dip into the milk and flour batter. Using just one hand take the ring out and with the other dry hand sprinkle the breadcrumb mixture over an empty bowl until fully covered and then place onto the air fryer basket.
  5. Cook the onion rings at 350 degrees for 12-14 minutes until golden brown. (The time may vary depending on your air fryer.) Not all of the onion rings will fit on the tray, so you will have to repeat this step until all the onion rings are fried.
  6. For the dipping sauce, add ketchup, horseradish, and plain yogurt (or mayonnaise), salt, paprika, garlic powder, oregano, cayenne pepper, and black pepper to taste. Mix well.
  7. Serve onion rings with the dipping sauce and enjoy!
Nutrition Information:
Yield: 6 Serving Size: 1
Amount Per Serving: Calories: 251Total Fat: 15gSaturated Fat: 3gTrans Fat: 0gUnsaturated Fat: 12gCholesterol: 10mgSodium: 748mgCarbohydrates: 24gFiber: 2gSugar: 9gProtein: 5g

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