An easy recipe for onion rings is best ever onion rings that requires only eggs, milk, flour, baking powder and onion salt in addition to onions and vegetable oil for the frying. Another easy recipe is cornmeal-fried onion rings.
Make the batter by mixing together 2 eggs, 1 cup of milk, 1 cup of all-purpose flour, 2 teaspoons of baking powder and 2 teaspoons of onion salt in a bowl. Peel and slice 4 onions into rings, and dip them in the batter. Fry the onion rings in 1 quart of vegetable oil heated to 350 degrees Fahrenheit in a large saucepan for two to three minutes or until they turn golden brown. Drain them on a paper towel before serving.
Another easy recipe is cornmeal-fried onion rings, which calls for buttermilk, flour, cornmeal, and salt and pepper. In a bowl, whisk together 2 cups of buttermilk seasoned with kosher salt and ground black pepper to taste. In a separate bowl, toss 1 1/2 cups of all-purpose flour, 1/4 cup of medium yellow cornmeal, 1 teaspoon of salt and 1/2 teaspoon of pepper. Dip the onion rings first in the buttermilk, and then dredge them in the flour mixture. Fry them in a Dutch oven filled with vegetable oil heated to 350 degrees Fahrenheit.