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Beer-battered onion rings

24 February 2016 - 13:56 By Staff reporter
Deep-fried onion rings
Deep-fried onion rings
Image: Craig Scott

This popular snack partners well with steaks and burgers


200g cake flour

50g cornflour

1 extra-large egg, beaten

5ml (1 tsp) garlic salt

Freshly ground black pepper

250ml (1 cup) beer

Oil, for deep-frying

3 large onions, sliced into  rings


1) In a mixing bowl, combine the flour, cornflour, egg, garlic salt and pepper. Mix, gradually adding the beer until you have a thick, smooth batter. You may need more or less beer.

2) Heat the oil in a deep saucepan.

3) Separate the onion rings, dip individually in batter and deep-fry, turning to brown evenly. Drain on paper towel and serve hot.