Battered Fried Gluten-Free Onion Rings

Battered Fried Onion Rings Serves 6
Looking for some comfort food, dig into crispy coated onion rings. From "The Gluten-Free, Hassle-Free Cookbook" By Marlisa Brown Released March 2015

1 large sweet onion, cut into ¼ inch slices
¾ cup white rice flour
½ cup tapioca starch
1 tsp gluten-free baking powder
½ tsp salt
1 tsp paprika
½ tsp xanthan gum
1 egg
1½ cups buttermilk
½ cup water
¼ cup vegetable oil
½ tsp sea salt

1. Heat oil in a deep-fryer to 365 degrees F. Alternately you
can place 2 inches of vegetable oil in a deep pot and heat
to 365 degrees F.
2. Separate the onion slices into ¼ “ thick rings. In a large
bowl stir together the rice flour, tapioca starch, baking
powder, salt, paprika and xanthan gum.
3. Dip the onion rings into the flour mixture until they are
coated. Set aside.
4. Whisk the egg, buttermilk and water into the flour mixture.
Dip the floured rings into the batter to coat then place on
a rack until the batter stops dripping.
5. Deep fry the rings a few at a time for 2-3 minutes or until
golden brown. Lay on paper towels to drain. Sprinkle with
sea salt and serve immediately.

Nutritional information: 189 calories, 3.7 grams protein, 20.5 grams carbohydrates, 10.7 grams fat, 65.8 milligrams cholesterol, 291 milligrams sodium, 1 gram fiber, 118 milligrams calcium,

Tip: This recipe works well with zucchini sticks and squash blossums.

**Allergy Tip: GF, SF, NF, PF, FF, SFF, V. To make milk free use any milk substitute with 1 tsp vinegar in place of the buttermilk and use ½ the water. To make egg free use any eggless egg substitute. To make vegan use rice milk with 1 tsp vinegar and use half of the water and use a eggless vegan egg substitute for the egg.

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