Chef Becky’s Ninkasi’s Beer Battered Onion Rings & Dill Pickles

19 Apr Chef Becky’s Ninkasi’s Beer Battered Onion Rings & Dill Pickles

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Crunchy, quick, and delicious!! This recipe will knock your socks off! Watch Chef Becky prepare onion rings and dill pickles in batter made with Ninkasi beer!

Beer Battered Onion Rings

  • ½ cup all propose flour
  • ¼ cup cornstarch
  • ¼ cup instant mashed potato flakes
  • ⅛ teaspoon cayenne pepper
  • ¼ teaspoon kosher salt
  • 1 cup cold beer **(Nikasi Pravada Pilsner ) ** you may substitute cold club soda
  • 2 cups Panko breadcrumbs
  • 2 large yellow onions (also try baby dill pickles, I dare you!)
  • 3 cups canola oil

Sauce

  • ½ cup ketchup
  • ¼ cup ranch dressing
  1. Peel and slice onions to ½ inch thick
  2. In a medium bowl, combine the flour, cornstarch, potato flakes, cayenne pepper and kosher salt. Whisk in the beer and stir until smooth.
  3. Place panko in a shallow bowl.
  4. Make sauce by combining the ketchup and ranch in a small bowl. Set aside.
  5. Heat the canola oil in a frying pan with high sides to 375 degrees. Line a cookie sheet with paper towels.
  6. Place 4 onion rings into the bowl of batter and toss to coat them.
  7. Remove onion rings from batter and place into a pan of panko breadcrumbs. Turn to coat completely.
  8. Carefully place onion rings in the hot oil. Fry until golden brown, about 2 to 3 minutes. The procedure is the same for the dill pickles!