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Fried_onion

Fried onion

Fried onions or french fried onions are a popular snack food or garnish accompaniment to various recipes, made from pan frying or deep frying onions thus preparing them in a manner similar to that of French fried potatoes.

North American varieties

Smaller and irregularly shaped (from being deep-fried until they are hard and crunchy) onions are an integral part of Green bean casserole. They are sold pre-prepared by some companies, for example Durkee French Fried Onions is a brand sold in a paper canister. Large, often ring sized, batter coated deep-fried onions are often associated with fast food. Examples include: Onion rings and Blooming onion.

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