The Ultimate Onion Rings Recipe Collection – Keto, Air Fryer & Spicy Ones

I needed a good onion rings recipe last weekend. I found a bunch of excellent ones. Beer-battered onion rings won the day, but there are many new variations I’d never thought of.

Keto onion rings, air fryer onion rings, bacon-wrapped, beer-battered, spicy, quinoa-crusted and chicharon onion rings. Onion strings, onion straws, onion dippers, even a jalapeno popper stuffed version.

And be sure to check out the last recipe. Ladies and gentlemen… Bacon-wrapped Pineapple Mozzarella Onion Rings a.k.a. Bacon Donuts.

Ultimate Onion Rings Recipe Collection

1. Low Carb Air Fried Onion Rings

This recipe for Low Carb Air Fried Onion Rings makes for a great appetizer. Clever use of flour and bread alternatives keep them low-carb too. This has been the most popular recipe ever posted on this site!
From: The Sugar Free Diva

Low Carb Air Fried Onion Rings & Beer-Battered Onion Rings
Low Carb Air Fried Onion Rings & Beer-Battered Onion Rings

2. Beer Battered Onion Rings Recipe

Beer does magical things to batter, making it bubbly and crispy like nothing else. This is my personal favorite method when making onion rings for the family. Recipe includes good advice on the best type of onions and beer to use. Bookmark this one.

3. Quinoa Crusted Onion Rings

Healthy Onion Rings that’re light, crunchy and delicious. Oven-baked with a novel use of quinoa on the coating.
From: Wendy Polisi

Quinoa Crusted Onion Rings & Vegan Buffalo Onion Rings
Quinoa Crusted Onion Rings & Vegan Buffalo Onion Rings

4. Vegan Buffalo Onion Rings

Baked not fried, super crispy, incredibly easy to prepare. They’re spicy too and the healthiest way to enjoy some onion rings.
From: Rabbit & Wolves

5. Onion Straws with Chipotle Pepper Aoili

A little like onion french fries, onion straws make a tasty appetizer or side dish. Make them totally irresistible with this spicy garlic aoili dip. This recipe takes a little bit of extra preparation time but the results are superb.
From:
Small Town Woman

Onion Straws with Chipotle Pepper Aoili & Spicy Buttermilk Onion Rings
Onion Straws with Chipotle Pepper Aoili & Spicy Buttermilk Onion Rings

6. Spicy Buttermilk Onion Rings

This recipe gives you a short history of onion rings! They’re from Texas, first served up around 1921, but maybe via France. Whatever their true origin, this recipe will be at home on your table.
From: Home Sick Texan

7. Pickled Onion Rings Recipe

I like pickled onions but have never attempted to try them deep-fried. This recipe from Tom Kerridge shows you how and why.
From: BBC Good Food

Pickled Onion Rings Recipe & Jalapeño Popper Stuffed Onion Rings
Pickled Onion Rings Recipe & Jalapeño Popper Stuffed Onion Rings

8. Jalapeño Popper Stuffed Onion Rings

Cheese and onions are a classic combination. This onion ring recipe combines both with added chilli pepper heat. Step-by-step instructions with good photographs here if you’re looking to make rings with a spicy, cheesy twist.
From: Growing Up Bilingual

9. Chicharon Onion Rings

Chicharon is fried pork rinds. I confess I had to look it up. Smash ’em up and use them to coat your sliced onion rings. Bake for 10 minutes each side and you’ll be the proud owner of some very crunchy treats.
From: Naughty Kitchen

Chicharon Onion Rings & Oven-Baked Onion Rings
Chicharon Onion Rings & Oven-Baked Onion Rings

10. Oven-Baked Onion Rings

A solid onion ring recipe here from one of our favorite food bloggers. Also includes a recipe for a super-simple spicy dip.
From: Fitness Food Diva

11. Crispy Coconut Onion Rings

Oh, I like this one. Sweet coconut flakes bring a new flavor to these delicious creations. Num recommends a sourish dip for these beauties to offset the mild, sweet coconut. Includes timing and temperatures for baking too as well as frying.
From:
Num’s the Word

Crispy Coconut Onion Rings & Bacon Onion Rings with Adobe Aoili
Crispy Coconut Onion Rings & Bacon Onion Rings with Adobe Aoili

12. Bacon Onion Rings with Adobe Aoili

A trio of bacon-wrapped onion rings now. First, we have a recipe for rings and a spicy adobe garlic mayonnaise (aioli) dip.
From: TJ’s Taste

13. Air Fryer Keto Bacon Onion Rings

Warm up the air fryer! You’re going to be making some bacon onion rings and they’re going to be low carb. A very satisfying two-ingredient snack.
From: Hip 2 Keto

Air Fryer Keto Bacon Onion Rings & Sriracha Bacon Wrapped Onion Rings
Air Fryer Keto Bacon Onion Rings & Sriracha Bacon Wrapped Onion Rings

14. Sriracha Bacon Wrapped Onion Rings

Finally, if bacon-wrapped rings weren’t enough to tease your buds of taste, how about coating them with a sticky, spicy sriracha glaze? Here’s how to do it.
From: Kirbie Cravings

15. Baked Gluten-Free Parmesan Onion Rings

Crispy, garlicky and delicious, this recipe is the result of testing at least nine different versions. So they’re seriously good. Haute cuisine onion rings. So tasty the only dip you’ll need is melted butter.
From: Cooking with Mamma C

Baked Gluten-Free Parmesan Onion Rings & Paleo Onion Rings with Spicy Mayo Dip
Baked Gluten-Free Parmesan Onion Rings & Paleo Onion Rings with Spicy Mayo Dip

16. Paleo Onion Rings with Spicy Mayo Dip

Carb and grain-free, these rings use pork panko crumbs (a little like the chicharon recipe earlier). The dipping sauce recipe alone – with lime, paprika and balsamic ketchup – is worth checking out.
From: Our Paleo Life

17. Vidalia Onion Rings with Parmesan

Vidalia is the variety of sweet onion recommended for most of these recipes. This onion ring recipe is the only one here without a coating. Finish off with plenty of grated Parmesan.
From: Kalyn’s Kitchen

Vidalia Onion Rings with Parmesan & Keto-Friendly Battered Onion Rings with Almond Flour
Vidalia Onion Rings with Parmesan & Keto-Friendly Battered Onion Rings with Almond Flour

18. Keto-Friendly Battered Onion Rings with Almond Flour

Regular wheat flour is replaced by low-carbohydrate almond flour in this recipe. Gives them a nice crunch. Ketoship also recommends frying in coconut oil which is a much healthier option than something like canola oil.
From:
Ketoship

19. Mozzarella Stick Onion Rings

Mmmmozzarella. All melted and cunningly concealed inside rings of onion. Next level stuff. The only way this could be improved on is wrapping in bacon. So…
From:
Recipes Instant

Mozzarella Stick Onion Rings & Bacon-wrapped Pineapple Mozzarella Rings
Mozzarella Stick Onion Rings & Bacon-wrapped Pineapple Mozzarella Rings a.k.a. Bacon Donuts

20. Bacon-wrapped Pineapple Mozzarella Rings
a.k.a. Bacon Donuts

Bacon… Donuts? With pineapple? Does that make these Hawaiian onion rings? Wow. 

We’ve left the best, or most ambitious, for last. There’s a lot going on in this recipe. Pineapple rings, onion, mozzarella are carefully crafted then wrapped in plenty of bacon.
From: Slap Yo’ Daddy BBQ

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