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French fried onions recipe

Delicious fried onions to top your favorite casserole.
Prep Time10 mins
Cook Time5 mins
Total Time15 mins
Course: Side Dish, Snack
Keyword: french fried onions recipe, fried onions, side dish
Servings: 4


  • 1 medium onion
  • 1 cup milk
  • 1 cup flour
  • 1/2 tsp Cayenne pepper
  • 1/2 tsp Paprika
  • oil for frying
  • salt
  • pepper


  • In a large frying pan add 1/4 cup oil and bring to a sizzle.
  • Thinly slice your onion and soak in 1 cup milk.
  • In a separate bowl add flour, Cayenne pepper and Paprika.
  • Coat your soaked onions in flour mixture.
  • In small batches fry onions until golden brown.
  • Place on paper towel and season with salt and pepper.