Posted by on Nov 20, 2019 in Appetizers | 39 comments

Deep-Fried Lotus Onion

Deep-Fried Lotus Onion

Deep-Fried Lotus Onion
Servings: 1

INGREDIENTS

Bloomin Onion:
1 large sweet onion
1 ½ cups milk
2 eggs
1 ½ cups flour
1 ½ Tbsp. garlic powder
1 Tbsp. paprika
2 Tsp. pepper
1 Tbsp. salt
3-4 cups canola oil
Dipping Sauce:
2 Tbsp. sour cream
2 Tbsp. mayonnaise
1 ½ Tbsp. ketchup
1 ½ worcestershire sauce
1 ½ tsp. salt
1 tsp Pepper
1 tbsp. Paprika

Instructions
Cut the top of an onion and place it cut-side down
Using a sharp knife make 4 ½-inch cuts then go back and make 3 cuts in between each quarter
Flip the onion over and coax apart its layers or “petals”
In a medium bowl combine the eggs and the milk
Place the onion in it, coating every petal with egg wash
In large bowl combine flour, paprika, oregano, salt, garlic powder, and black pepper
Place the onion in the dry mixture coating every petal
Coat the onion in the egg wash and dry mixture one more time
Heat canola oil to 375ºF/190ºC in a deep-fryer or dutch oven
Place onion in the freezer for 10 minutes
With tongs add the onion to the oil for 2 minutes or until it is browned and crispy
Move onion to plate covered in paper towels and allow to drain for 5 minutes
Meanwhile, in a small bowl combine sour cream, salt, pepper, paprika, mayonnaise, worcestershire sauce, and ketchup
Enjoy!

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Deep-Fried Lotus Onion

Deep-Fried Lotus Onion
Servings: 1

INGREDIENTS

Bloomin Onion:
1 large sweet onion
1 ½ cups milk
2 eggs
1 ½ cups flour
1 ½ Tbsp. garlic powder
1 Tbsp. paprika
2 Tsp. pepper
1 Tbsp. salt
3-4 cups canola oil
Dipping Sauce:
2 Tbsp. sour cream
2 Tbsp. mayonnaise
1 ½ Tbsp. ketchup
1 ½ worcestershire sauce
1 ½ tsp. salt
1 tsp Pepper
1 tbsp. Paprika

Instructions
Cut the top of an onion and place it cut-side down
Using a sharp knife make 4 ½-inch cuts then go back and make 3 cuts in between each quarter
Flip the onion over and coax apart its layers or “petals”
In a medium bowl combine the eggs and the milk
Place the onion in it, coating every petal with egg wash
In large bowl combine flour, paprika, oregano, salt, garlic powder, and black pepper
Place the onion in the dry mixture coating every petal
Coat the onion in the egg wash and dry mixture one more time
Heat canola oil to 375ºF/190ºC in a deep-fryer or dutch oven
Place onion in the freezer for 10 minutes
With tongs add the onion to the oil for 2 minutes or until it is browned and crispy
Move onion to plate covered in paper towels and allow to drain for 5 minutes
Meanwhile, in a small bowl combine sour cream, salt, pepper, paprika, mayonnaise, worcestershire sauce, and ketchup
Enjoy!


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39 Responses to “Deep-Fried Lotus Onion”

  1. NXS says:

    I love to watch all those videos about things that I will never cook. lol

    • Hichem Naami says:

      hhhh.. same

    • Thodoris K says:

      same

    • Bernard Navarro says:

      hwhaha yeaaa

  2. penguann2 says:

    beginning of the song reminds me of intro by the xx

    • Raeeza Rahaman says:

      Yes I was thinking the same thing

  3. Arshia Shaikhali says:

    where r u David

    • Hans jerkov says:

      +Arshia Shaikhali It’s the truth :c

    • Arshia Shaikhali says:

      +Hans jerkov Ha Ha Bad Jokr

    • Hans jerkov says:

      In his house u weirdo

    • Arshia Shaikhali says:

      Ikr

    • Julie Ann Gomez says:

      Yes!!! Where are you David!!!

  4. idiot says:

    I feel like the batter will just slip away from the onion when you try to
    pull it apart.

    • Linda Powell says:

      It does

  5. M ason says:

    so…. it’s blooming onion?

  6. Yoong Chang says:

    Just came here to hear ‘oh yes’

  7. Charlie Bella says:

    I basically automatically trust any sauce that is that color… I don’t
    know why.

  8. Kim Mozingo says:

    My fav part is Oh Yes!!😝

  9. fuckface #2 says:

    actually looks pretty cool

  10. Dee Box says:

    Immaking it now omfg

  11. Virmeister MKWii says:

    U guys didn’t even give creds to outback’s blooming onion

    • Freddy Fazgal says:

      +Shapoot yeah it used to be called awesome blossom but outback took it and
      renamed it and everything

    • Shapoot says:

      Blooming onions have been around for quite a while. The first original
      maker is long gone, no credits are needed.

    • Samatar Ahmed says:

      That’s a blooming onion where did they get the lotus from

  12. Kris A says:

    There is no such thing as a bloomin’ onion in Australia

  13. Fruits and Ghosts says:

    Cough coughpopsugar foodcough cough

  14. Algert Allaraj says:

    i am sooo hangryyy

  15. shellini kanabar says:

    Early af

  16. ScarHydreigon87 says:

    Outback Steakhouse

  17. Timothy says:

    Whats the name of the song that they used? its really nice!

    • D4rw1N says:

      +Timothy You ever heard of the description?

    • Adil I says:

      +Timothy Music had a very ‘The XX’ feeling. Soundhound and Shazam couldn’t
      pick it up however. If you want something similar check out The XX – Intro

    • Charlie Beckwith says:

      look in the description

  18. ScarletRavenwing says:

    My friend and I are attempting this later today! Now the only thing I was
    curious about is why the recipe mentions oregano when the prep list and the
    video don’t.

  19. James Hanson says:

    Can you make deep fried cheese curds? Ones that look like the Minnesota
    state fair cheese curds? Please!!!

  20. Sam Harrison says:

    The tune in the background sounds like a song but I can’t tell what.
    anybody know.