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Blooming Onion

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It's hard to hold back whenever you see those blooming onions that resemble flower petals at Outback Steakhouse and other classic restaurants. The good news is that you can make them yourself right at home.
Blooming Onion Recipe | SideChef
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It's hard to hold back whenever you see those blooming onions that resemble flower petals at Outback Steakhouse and other classic restaurants. The good news is that you can make them yourself right at home.
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30min
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Ingredients

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Servings:
1
Serves 1
1
Large  Sweet Onion
2 1/2 cups
1 tsp
Cayenne Pepper
2 Tbsp
1 tsp
Seasoned Salt
1 tsp
Garlic Powder
to taste
Freshly Ground Black Pepper , ground
1 cup
as needed
Corn Oil
about 1 gallon, for frying
to taste
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Nutrition Per Serving

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CALORIES
33297
FAT
3621.4 g
PROTEIN
57.8 g
CARBS
261.6 g

Cooking Instructions

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Step 1
Cut the top of the Sweet Onion (1) .
Step 2
Lace the onion cut-side down, and, using a sharp knife, make 1/2-inch cuts in a circular motion to create "petals." Flip the onion over and, using your hands, begin coaxing apart its layers.
Step 3
In a large bowl, combine All-Purpose Flour (2 1/2 cups) , Cayenne Pepper (1 tsp) , Paprika (2 Tbsp) , Dried Oregano (1/2 tsp) , Salt (to taste) , Garlic Powder (1 tsp) and Freshly Ground Black Pepper (to taste) .
Step 4
Place the onion cut-side down in the bowl, cover with a plate, and shake to coat onion and each "petal."
Step 5
Meanwhile, in a separate medium bowl, mix large Large Eggs (2) with Milk (1 cup) . Dip onion in egg wash cut-side down; shake off excess egg wash and return onion to flour mixture to coat a second time. Shake off any excess flour.
Step 6
In a deep-fryer or a heavy Dutch oven, heat Corn Oil (as needed) to 375 degrees F (190 degrees C), adding enough oil so that the entire onion will be able to float.
Step 7
Meanwhile, in a separate bowl, combine dip ingredients until well-mixed. Set aside.
Step 8
In the deep-fryer or Dutch oven, add the onion cut-side down in the oil for 2-3 minutes, then carefully flip the onion and allow it to fry for an additional 2-3 minutes or until the batter is golden brown.
Step 9
Move it to a plate covered in paper towels to drain off excess oil and season with a little Seasoned Salt (1 tsp) .
Step 10
Serve immediately with sauce.
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Nutrition Per Serving
Calories
33297
% Daily Value*
Fat
3621.4 g
4643%
Saturated Fat
296.1 g
1481%
Trans Fat
12.0 g
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Cholesterol
445.5 mg
148%
Carbohydrates
261.6 g
95%
Fiber
15.7 g
56%
Sugars
27.6 g
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Protein
57.8 g
116%
Sodium
2179.2 mg
95%
Vitamin D
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Calcium
530.0 mg
41%
Iron
19.1 mg
106%
Potassium
972.1 mg
21%
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