the tastiest Crispy onions

the tastiest Crispy onions

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Course Main Course, Side Dish
Cuisine Irish
Servings 4


  • 2 onions sliced very thinly
  • 150 ml buttermilk
  • 75 g plain flour
  • 50 g corn flour
  • 3 tsp smoked sweet paprika
  • 2 tsp garlic powder
  • 1 tsp chilli flakes
  • ½ tsp cumin powder
  • ½ tsp ground coriander
  • Salt and pepper
  • sunflower oil for deep frying


  • place the onions in the buttermilk to marinate for 30 minutes or overnight in the fridge covered with cling film.
  • In a second bowl, combine the flour, cornflour, spices, salt and pepper.
  • Preheat a deep fat fryer to 200˚C.
  • Remove the onions from the buttermilk and drain excess liquid. Toss them in the mixture of spiced flour to coat them well.
  • In batches if needed, deep the coated onions in the fryer and cook for 2 minutes or until well coloured and crispy texture.
  • Remove and drain on kitchen paper to absorb excess oil and enjoy while warm.
Keyword crispy, Kevin Dundon, onion, snack, vegetables

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