Air Fryer Beer Battered Onion Rings

INGREDIENTS

  • 2 to 3 sweet onions (vidalia onions are best)
  • 1 cup unbleached all-purpose flour
  • 1 tablespoon all-purpose season salt
  • 3/4 teaspoon baking soda
  • 1/2 teaspoon freshly ground black pepper
  • 1 egg, lightly beaten
  • 1 cup beer (I used lager)
  • 2 cups plain breadcrumbs
  • olive oil spray
  • fine sea salt
  • ketchup or fry, sauce for serving

INSTRUCTIONS

  1. Trim off the ends of your onions and slice 1/4 to 1/2 inch thick. Then separate the rings.
  2. In a shallow bowl whisk together the flour, season salt, baking soda and black pepper.
  3. In a separate shallow bowl, whisk the egg with 1 cup of beer.
  4. In a third, separate bowl add the plain breadcrumbs.

FOR THE LIGHTLY BATTERED ONION RINGS:

  1. Dip the onion rings into the seasoned flour. Then, working in batches, transfer a few to the beer mixture and toss to coat. Then dip the onion rings the plain breadcrumbs. T
  2. hen spritz with olive oil spray. Preheat your air fryer to 360º and fry for 5 to 6 minutes or until crispy.
  3. Working in batches, add the prepared onions into your air-fryer basket in an even layer. And cook for 5 to 6 minutes.

FOR THE EXTRA CRISPY BATTERED ONION RINGS:

  1. Dip the onion rings into the seasoned flour. Then, working in batches, transfer a few to the beer mixture and toss to coat.
  2. Then transfer the onion rings back to the flour mixture and toss to coat. Dip the onion rings back in the beer mixture before transferring to the bread crumbs.
  3. Preheat you air fryer to 360° and air fry for 6 to 8 minutes or until crispy.