Crispy Onion Rings


  • 1 large red onion
  • 1 cup flour
  • 4 eggs
  • 2 tbsp water
  • 2 cups panko breadcrumbs
  • 3 tsp garlic salt
  • 3 tsp seasoned salt
  • 1/8 or 1/4 tsp cayenne
  • Peel and cut the onion crosswise into 3/4 inch slices, then separate into rings.
  • Set up for dredging: Place flour in a shallow dish. Combine beaten eggs and water in a second shallow dish. Place breadcrumbs in a third shallow dish. Divide the garlic salt, seasoned salt and cayenne evenly across the 3 bowls and stir each to combine.
  • Dredge onions as follows: 1) egg mixture, 2) flour mixture, 3) egg mixture, 4) flour mixture, 5) egg mixture, 6) breadcrumbs, pressing crumbs firmly on all sides. 
  • (Optional for easier handling) Place coated onions in a shallow tray and place in the freezer for 30 minutes. 
  • Place the cooking tray on the bottom of the air fry basket. Using the display panel, select AIR FRY, then adjust the temperature to 400°F and the time to 10 minutes, then touch START.
  • When the display indicates “Add Food” place onion rings in a single layer on the cooking tray (you may need to work in batches).
  • When the display indicates “Turn Food” turn the onion rings over.
  • When the Air Fry program is complete, remove the onion rings. Serve hot.
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