Let us teach you how to make a blooming onion; an appetizer that'll make your stomach happy before you even start on the main course.
How To Make A Blooming Onion
Resembling a flower, blooming onions is a battered and deep-fried treat typically served at restaurants as an appetizer. While it is impressive-looking, it's not difficult to prepare at all. All you need is an onion, a sharp knife, a few ingredients and a pan filled with hot oil to prepare this dish in under 30 minutes.
Check out the recipe to learn how to make a blooming onion, from Tastemade, below.
- 1 c. milk
- 1 egg
- 1 c. all purpose flour
- 1 tsp. paprika
- black pepper
- 1 large onion
Step 1: Prepare Batter
Start by mixing the cup of milk and single egg in one bowl, while mixing the flour, paprika, salt and pepper in another.
Step 2: Cut Onion
Chop off one end of the onion and then make 16 evenly spaced cuts all the way down the onion, but not through.
Throw it into a saucepan with boiling water for 2 minutes. After the 2 minutes, remove it from the saucepan and put it in a bowl with ice water in order to stop it from cooking.
Step 3: Coat Onion
Drench the onion in the milk/egg and then roll it around in the flour mixture. Repeat this process once more.
Step 4: Deep Fry It & Serve!
Place the onion in hot oil and let it fry until golden brown.
Let it dry on a paper towel and then serve with a side of honey mustard.
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