Beer Battered Onion Rings You Won’t Be Able to Resist

Beer-Battered Onion Rings are the ultimate treat.. With a few simple ingredients, you can create a snack that’s crispy, flavorful, and downright addictive.

To make this side dish, you’ll need all-purpose flour, a beaten egg, dried parsley, garlic powder, dried oregano, salt, pepper, and some beer. The beer makes the batter light and crispy, while the spices add a burst of flavor.

Thick onion slices are dipped in this tasty batter and fried to golden perfection. Serve them as an appetizer or a side dish, and watch everyone dig in.

Perfect for game day, parties, or just a tasty snack, these onion rings will be a favorite.

Enjoy the delicious crunch and savory taste with every bite.

Close-up of golden, crispy beer-battered onion rings stacked on a wooden plate

Tips and Tricks

Keep the Beer Cold: Using cold beer helps create a lighter, crispier batter.

Dry the Onions: Pat the onion rings dry with paper towels before dipping them in the batter to help the batter stick better.

Use a Deep Fryer: If you have a deep fryer, use it for more even cooking and better results.

Avoid Overcrowding: Fry the onion rings in small batches to prevent them from sticking together and to ensure they cook evenly.

Check Oil Temperature: Use a thermometer to keep the oil at 350°F (175°C) for the best frying results.

Drain Excess Oil: After frying, place the onion rings on a wire rack over a baking sheet instead of paper towels to keep them crispier.

Season Immediately: Sprinkle a little extra salt on the onion rings as soon as they come out of the oil for added flavor.

Experiment with Spices: Try adding different spices like paprika or cayenne pepper to the batter for a unique twist.

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Golden beer-battered onion rings on a wooden plate with a small bowl of ketchup and a glass of beer in the background.

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Close-up of golden, crispy beer-battered onion rings stacked on a wooden plate

Beer Battered Onion Rings

Nesting Lane Indulge
Enjoy crispy, flavorful Beer-Battered Onion Rings made with simple ingredients like flour, egg, spices, and beer. Perfect for any occasion!
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Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 15 minutes
Total Time 25 minutes
Course Side Dish
Cuisine American
Servings 6



  • In a shallow bowl, place the flour.
  • Add the beaten egg to the flour.
  • Add the dried parsley, garlic powder, dried oregano, salt and pepper to the bowl.
  • Gradually add the beer to the bowl.
  • Using a wire whisk, mix until a thick batter forms. Add more beer if needed.
  • In a heavy frying pan, pour the vegetable oil to about two inches deep.
  • Heat the oil over medium-high heat until hot.
  • Dip the onion rings into the batter, making sure they are well coated.
  • Carefully place the battered onion rings into the hot oil.
  • Fry the onion rings, turning once, until they are browned evenly on both sides.
  • Remove the onion rings from the oil and place them on paper towels to drain.


Calories: 248kcalCarbohydrates: 41gProtein: 7gFat: 5gCholesterol: 31mgSodium: 17mgPotassium: 209mgFiber: 3gSugar: 5gVitamin C: 5mgCalcium: 38mgIron: 3mg
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