Caramelized Onion on Your Indoor Grill

“I only recently discovered caramelized onions and discovered this technique by mistake when I was grilling chicken and some vegetables one day on my counter top George Foreman. I realized the onions started to look and smell just like caramelized onions made on the stove top. I have started making my onions this way since then. I love to use it in sandwiches. I usually make one serving for myself, which is how I wrote the recipe. Just up the amount of servings if you wish.”
READY IN:
15mins
SERVES:
1
UNITS:
US

Ingredients Nutrition

  • 1 medium onion (thinly sliced and separated into rings)
  • 1 tablespoon oil (more or less depending on the size of onion)
  • brown sugar (optional)
  • salt
  • pepper

Directions

  1. Plug in your George Foreman and let it heat up.
  2. In the meantime prep your onions - slice them, toss them in a bowl with the oil, salt and pepper to your taste and brown sugar (again, to your taste if you wish.).
  3. Note: I find the sugar makes them brown faster.
  4. When the grill is hot enough, use a pair of tongs and place all the onion rings on the grill.
  5. Let it grill on one side for about a minute and then start "stirring it" with the pair of tongs.
  6. You don't need to constantly do so at the beginning, you can leave it to sit for 30 second intervals. After about 5 minutes you want to pay full attention to it though.
  7. After 10 minutes on the grill it should be soft and caramelized. But if you want it even more so, grill for 5 more minutes, stirring all the time with the tongs.
  8. Take off grill and serve as desired.

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