Fat Ronnie's Fried Onion Rings
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Fat Ronnie’s Fried Onion Rings – a blast from the past

Make the best onion rings just like Fat Ronnie did in Topeka, Kansas. 
Course Side Dish
Cuisine American
Keyword Fried Onion Rings
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 10 minutes
Total Time 20 minutes
Servings 1
Calories 633kcal
Author Stephanie Manley


  • 2 cupd flour
  • 1 1/2 teaspoons salt
  • 1 teaspoon ground pepper
  • 1/2 teaspoon baking powder
  • 1 cup buttermilk
  • 1 Large sweet onion sliced 1/2-inch thick
  • vegetable oil for frying


  • Place buttermilk in one bowl and set aside. Mix flour, salt, pepper, and baking powder in separate bowl. Heat oil at 375 for frying. Dredge onion rings in flour mixture first, then dip in butter milk and then coat with flour mixture again. Place onion rings in hot oil and do not crowd onion rings. When onion rings are golden brown remove from oil and drain. More salt may be added to your taste.


Calories: 633kcal | Carbohydrates: 15g | Protein: 8g | Fat: 62g | Saturated Fat: 49g | Cholesterol: 26mg | Sodium: 3742mg | Potassium: 526mg | Fiber: 0g | Sugar: 11g | Vitamin A: 395IU | Calcium: 363mg | Iron: 0.2mg
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