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Oven Fried Guinness Onion Rings

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Tasty Kitchen Blog: Oven Fried Guinness Onion Rings with Stout Gravy. Guest post by Megan Keno of Wanna Be a Country Cleaver, recipe submitted by TK member Lauren of Climbing Grier Mountain.

They always say the way to a man’s heart is through his stomach, and Lauren definitely helped me win the love of my husband all over again with these Oven Fried Guinness Onion Rings! If your hunny-bunny loves a good stout beer, like mine does, he will love this recipe too.

 
 
 
Tasty Kitchen Blog: Oven Fried Guinness Onion Rings with Stout Gravy. Guest post by Megan Keno of Wanna Be a Country Cleaver, recipe submitted by TK member Lauren of Climbing Grier Mountain.

The ingredients are super simple and make perfectly crunchy onion rings. I definitely like these way better than the fried version.

 
 
 
Tasty Kitchen Blog: Oven Fried Guinness Onion Rings with Stout Gravy. Guest post by Megan Keno of Wanna Be a Country Cleaver, recipe submitted by TK member Lauren of Climbing Grier Mountain.

Using a sharp knife, peel and slice your onion into 1/2-inch rings. Place them in a large bowl and pour the buttermilk and part of the Guinness over the top. Lauren recommends letting them rest, covered, in the fridge for at least five hours. And she says they’re even better if left overnight.

 
 
 
Tasty Kitchen Blog: Oven Fried Guinness Onion Rings with Stout Gravy. Guest post by Megan Keno of Wanna Be a Country Cleaver, recipe submitted by TK member Lauren of Climbing Grier Mountain.

When you’re ready to prep your onion rings, I go with the “trip-dip” approach, preparing one bowl of seasoned flour for dredging, one bowl (or pie pan, in my case) of eggs and buttermilk as a wash, and one final pie pan of the panko and cornmeal to give the onion rings that uber-crunchy coating.

 
 
 
Tasty Kitchen Blog: Oven Fried Guinness Onion Rings with Stout Gravy. Guest post by Megan Keno of Wanna Be a Country Cleaver, recipe submitted by TK member Lauren of Climbing Grier Mountain.

Next, gingerly gather your sliced onions from the buttermilk bath and dredge them in the flour, then the egg wash, and finally into the panko, coating them completely.

 
 
 
Tasty Kitchen Blog: Oven Fried Guinness Onion Rings with Stout Gravy. Guest post by Megan Keno of Wanna Be a Country Cleaver, recipe submitted by TK member Lauren of Climbing Grier Mountain.

Place them onto a nonstick baking sheet that has been sprayed with additional nonstick spray, and bake!

 
 
 
Tasty Kitchen Blog: Oven Fried Guinness Onion Rings with Stout Gravy. Guest post by Megan Keno of Wanna Be a Country Cleaver, recipe submitted by TK member Lauren of Climbing Grier Mountain.

But don’t forget the Guiness gravy! While the onion rings are in the oven, melt your butter in a skillet or saucepan. Whisk in the flour to form a roux. When the roux turns golden brown, whisk in the Guinness and chicken stock until smooth.

 
 
 
Tasty Kitchen Blog: Oven Fried Guinness Onion Rings with Stout Gravy. Guest post by Megan Keno of Wanna Be a Country Cleaver, recipe submitted by TK member Lauren of Climbing Grier Mountain.

Be prepared to chow down and fight off your honey for these onion rings! Go visit Lauren at Climbing Grier Mountain for this and so many other inspired recipes, like her Spicy Reuben Chowder and other recipes in her TK recipe box. Jaw-droppers, all of them.

 
 

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Oven Fried Guinness Onion Rings with Stout Gravy

See the full recipe post on Climbing Grier Mountain’s site!
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Difficulty: Easy

Servings: 4

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Description

A fun appetizer to celebrate St. Patrick’s Day!

Ingredients

  • FOR THE ONION RINGS:
  • 2 whole Yellow Or Sweet Onions, Cut Into 1/2 Inch Rings
  • 3 cups Buttermilk
  • ½ cups Guinness
  • 2 cups All-purpose Flour
  • 2 teaspoons Paprika
  • 2 teaspoons Kosher Salt, Divided
  • 3 whole Eggs
  • 2-½ cups Panko
  • ¼ cups Fine Cornmeal
  • Parsley, Garnish
  • FOR THE STOUT GRAVY:
  • 3 Tablespoons Unsalted Butter
  • 3 Tablespoons All-purpose Flour
  • ¾ cups Chicken Stock
  • ¼ cups Guinness Beer

Preparation Instructions

For the onion rings:
In a casserole dish, place sliced onions and cover with 2 cups buttermilk and beer. Cover dish with foil and put in fridge for at least 5 hours or for better results overnight.

Preheat oven to 450ºF. Remove onions from fridge and set aside. In a large bowl, combine flour, paprika, and half the salt. In another bowl, mix together remaining buttermilk and eggs. Take half of the flour mixture and add it to the buttermilk and give it a good whisk. In another large bowl, combine panko, cornmeal, and remaining salt.

Spray two baking sheets with nonstick cooking spray. Take an onion slice, dip into the flour, then the buttermilk, and then the panko. Place on baking sheet. Repeat with remaining onion slices. Bake onions for about 15 to 20 minutes, flipping midway. Bake until crispy. Garnish with parsley and serve gravy alongside.

For the stout gravy:
Preheat a sauce pan to medium heat. Melt butter. Add the flour and begin to whisk creating a roux. Let the flour cook out for a minute. Add the chicken stock and stout. Continue to whisk until thickened, about 5 minutes. Remove from heat.

 
 
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Megan Keno is the writer and photographer of Country Cleaver, a food blog fueled by Nutella and images of June Cleaver—if June wore cowboy boots and flannel, that is. A self-proclaimed country bum, Megan creates from-scratch recipes that range from simple to sublime and how-to’s to build your cooking repertoire. But she couldn’t do it without the help of her trusty—and furry—sous chef, Huckleberry. He’s a world class floor cleaner.

 
 

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Janice on 7.2.2014

Thanks, AngAk!

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AngAk on 7.1.2014

for Janice: there is almost no Guinness left on the onion rings themselves after all the other coating and then the baking. it will leave a bit of taste, but really no alcohol to worry about. miniscule amount. I would not make the “gravy” if you’re worried about Guinness taste.

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Janice on 7.1.2014

Mmm, this looks so yummy! I want to make this this weekend on my beach picnic with friends but have one (maybe dumb) question: will it taste distinctly guinness-y? Will the baking process cook off most of the alcohol?

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Greg Greenwald on 7.1.2014

I agree, this is nice that you don’t have to fry. It’s a great alternative to french fries.

Lauren Grier on 6.30.2014

Yay!! I am so glad you liked the recipe! Gorgeous photos, Megan!! xoxo