Shoestring Onions

From Cook's Country | August/September 2011

Why this recipe works:

What’s the secret behind a shatteringly crisp shoestring onion ring? Apple. That’s right, we found that acidic apple cider vinegar (with apple juice to balance the flavor) drew out the onion’s starch granules, leaving us with an ultra-crisp coating. Following the same theme, an initial coating… read more

What’s the secret behind a shatteringly crisp shoestring onion ring? Apple. That’s right, we found that acidic apple cider vinegar (with apple juice to balance the flavor) drew out the onion’s starch granules, leaving us with an ultra-crisp coating. Following the same theme, an initial coating of acidic cream of tartar added even more crunch.

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Serves 4

You will need a Dutch oven with a capacity of at least 6 quarts for this recipe. We prefer yellow onions here, but white onions will also work. Do not use red or sweet onions.

Ingredients

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