Guinness-battered Onion Rings

Guinness-battered Onion Rings


  • 4 cups vegetable oil, for frying
  • 2 cups flour
  • ¼ teaspoon cayenne pepper
  • 1 teaspoon baking powder
  • 2 teaspoons cornstarch
  • ½ teaspoon salt, plus more for seasoning
  • ½ teaspoon ground white pepper
  • 1 (12–ounce) bottle Guinness, at room temperature
  • 1 large yellow onion, peeled and cut into ½–inch thick rings


  1. Preheat oil to 360°F in a deep stockpot or deep-fryer.
  2. Combine flour, cayenne pepper, baking powder, cornstarch, salt and white pepper in a bowl.
  3. Whisk in Guinness until you get a smooth batter.
  4. Place onion rings in Guinness batter and coat well.
  5. Then transfer to the deep fryer and fry for 1 – 2 minutes or until the batter is golden brown.
  6. Remove excess oil by placing onion rings on absorbent paper.
  7. Season with salt before serving.

Recipe and Photo: recipes.wikia.com / CC BY-SA


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