Bloomin’ Onion Bites Are The Cutes App EVER!

April 16, 2017

Bloomin’ Onion Bites Are The Cutes App EVER!

You don’t have to go to Texas Roadhouse to get the most delicious bloomin’ onion. These bloomin’ onion bits are the cutest, most popable app you may encounter…and yes, they taste just as good. Impress guests with this light twist on a popular appetizer that will have them begging for the main course!

Ingredients:
For the onions
20 pearl onions
2 eggs, lightly beaten
2 tbsp. water
1 c. flour
1 tsp. garlic powder
1 tsp. onion powder
1 tsp. paprika
kosher salt
Freshly ground black pepper
Vegetable oil, enough to fill skillet 1″ high

For the dipping sauce
2/3 c. mayonnaise
2 tbsp. ketchup
1 tsp. horseradish
1/2 tsp. paprika
1/2 tsp. garlic powder
1/4 tsp. dried oregano

Steps:
1. Cut tops of pearl onions, then slice top down (being careful not to cut all the way through) 3 times to form six sections of the onion. Using your fingers, separate onion sections.
2. In a shallow bowl, mix eggs with water. In a separate shallow bowl, mix flour with garlic powder, onion powder, and paprika. 3. Season with salt and pepper. Stir together until combined.
4. Dredge onions first in egg and then in flour mixture.
5. In a large, high-sided skillet, heat oil. Fry onions in batches, until they are golden. Place on a paper-towel lined plate to drain.
6. Make the dipping sauce: In a medium bowl, whisk together mayo, ketchup, horseradish, paprika, garlic powder and oregano. Season with salt and serve.

Recipe courtesy of Delish

 

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