Bloomin Onion - Outback Steakhouse
Hot and tasty - A kitchen workhorse and the foundation of many party Appetizers, Hors d'oeuvre, and SnacksRated 4.7 / 5 based on 11 reviews
Prep Time: 10 min Total Time: 35 min Yield: 8 Serving
Nutrition facts: 240 calories 9 grams fat
1/3 cup Cornstarch
2 cups Flour
4 tsp. Paprika
2 tsp. Garlic powder
1/2 tsp. Pepper
1/2 Cayenne pepper
24 oz. Beer
4 Vidalia or Texas Sweet Onions
>Creamy Chili Sauce
1 pint (2 cups) Mayonnaise
1 pint Sour cream
1/2 cup chili sauce
1/2 tsp. cayenne pepper
Mix cornstarch, flour, and spices until well blended. Add beer, mix well.
Cut about 3/4" off top of onion and peel. Cut into onion 12 to 16 vertible wedges but do not cut through bottom root end. Remove about 1" of petals from center of onion.
Dip onion in seasoned flour mixture and remove excess by shaking. Separate petals to coat thoroughly with batter.
Gently place in fryer basket and deep-fry at 375 to 400 F 1 1/2 minutes. Turn over, and fry an additional 1 1/2 minutes. Drain on paper towels. Place onion upright in shallow bowl and remove center core with circular cutter or apple corer.
Serve hot with Creamy Chili Sauce.
© Jim Catanich