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Crispy Fried Onion Strings

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“This recipe produces tasty and crispy thin onion rings. Onions need to be refrigerated in ranch dressing mixture for an hour, so plan ahead.”

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  1. Slice onion into thinnest possible rings.
  2. Place in a shallow dish.
  3. Combine ranch dressing and milk and pour over onions.
  4. Cover and refrigerate at least 1 hour.
  5. In a plastic bag, combine flour, salt, black pepper and cayenne pepper.
  6. Shake to evenly distribute ingredients.
  7. Heat oil to 375° in deep saucepan.
  8. Remove a small handful of onion rings from dressing and shake off excess.
  9. Drop into flour, separate rings and shake to coat.
  10. Drop a few rings at a time into hot oil and cook until golden.
  11. Remove from hot oil with a slotted spoon and drain on a paper towels.
  12. Repeat with remaining rings until all have been battered and fried.
  13. Keep warm.

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