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  • How to Make a Fried Onion Blossom. The fried onion blossom is a classic American appetizer

  • and it's as fun to make as it is to eat! You will need 2 large sweet onions 1 tsp.

  • Cajun seasoning 1 1/4 c. all-purpose flour 1 c. 2 percent milk Oil for frying Dipping

  • sauce A medium-size kitchen knife A 1-gallon plastic bag A small mixing bowl A deep frying

  • pan and ranch, chipotle pepper, or italian seasoning.. Step 1. Remove the outer skin

  • of the onions and cut a small slice off the tops, leaving the roots intact. Step 2. Make

  • vertical cuts about 1/8 inch apart, stopping about half an inch from the bottom. Repeat

  • with the second onion. Step 3. Turn the onion so the slices you made are horizontal. Continue

  • making small cuts one-eighth of an inch apart until you've created a checkerboard pattern

  • across the top of the onion. Repeat with the second onion. Step 4. Place the flour and

  • Cajun seasoning into the plastic bag and shake to combine. Add an onion into the bag and

  • shake until it's completely covered in the flour mixture. You can use other seasonings

  • too, like ranch, chipotle pepper, or Italian. Step 5. Place the milk in a small bowl and

  • dip the floured onion into the milk. Put the onion back into the bag of batter a second

  • time until it's completely coated in flour. Step 6. Fill up the frying pan with enough

  • oil to cover the onions completely. Heat the oil to at least 375 degrees and fry the onions

  • for five minutes, or until they turn deep golden brown. Step 7. Remove the onions from

  • the oil, discard the center, and gently pull it apart to open up the blossom like a flower.

  • Enjoy them hot with your favorite dipping sauce! Did you know Onions make you cry because

  • they release a vapor that turns into sulfuric acid when it hits your eyes.

How to Make a Fried Onion Blossom. The fried onion blossom is a classic American appetizer

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