I’ve really been missing onion rings since I went low carb.
Which is weird because it’s not like I ate them a lot before. I guess, like anything, it’s the knowing I can’t have them that makes me want them more!
I prefer beer battered onion rings, which these are not. But as a low carb substitute, they did have everything I look for in an onion ring.
Crunchy and savory on the outside – sweet and soft on the inside…
These low carb onion rings are super easy to make.
My only change would be to cut them thicker than I did, as my breading to onion ratio was a little heavier than I would have liked. Next time I’ll cut the onion rings to about 1/2 inch thick.
Some people have commented that the breading didn’t stick to their onion rings. Please note that it’s important that your oil is hot enough to weld it on there almost instantly.
Also, you have to bread the onion rings individually, a couple at a time, not just dump the whole lot into the egg and then right into the breading in one pile.
If you do that you’ll get a lumpy mess and nothing will adhere to the actual onions.Print