Onion Ring Recipe

Recipe by :  Ariel Jasa,  Mandaluyong City, Philippines

My onion ring recipe is crispy on the outside but tender and sweet inside. I use the sweet onion variety,  which is mild and less pungent.

The ingredients are simple and it is quite an easy snack to prepare.

I initially dredge the onion rings in flour so the batter will stick to the onion and not come off during frying.

My secret for the amazing crisp is that I use ice cold water in the batter, which is also made up of flour, cornstarch, baking powder, seasonings, egg and water.

Onion rings are usually side dish to a burger or a sandwich but no rule says you can't make a snack out of it.

Children don’t usually eat onions in a dish, but I am sure this is one vegetable they would be asking for more.


  • Sweet Onion
  • Cornstarch
  • Baking Powder
  • Magic Sarap
  • Bread Crumbs


  • All purpose flour
  • Egg
  • Garlic Powder
  • Salt and Pepper
  • Cooking Oil



  • 1 pc. Large sweet Onion
  • 1/4 cup All-purpose flour


  • 1/2 cup All-purpose Flour
  • 1/4 cup Cornstarch
  • 1 tsp. Baking Powder
  • 1 tsp. Garlic Powder
  • Pinch of Salt and Pepper
  • 1 piece Egg, beaten
  • 1/2 cup Ice Cold Water

  • 1 cup Bread Crumbs
  • Pinch of Magic Sarap or seasoned salt
  • Oil for frying

1    Peel  the onion and slice into rings,  separate each ring segment and dredge in flour.  Shake off excess flour.

2   Mix together the ice-cold water,  egg, all-purpose flour, cornstarch, baking powder, garlic powder and season with salt and pepper.

3   In a separate bowl, mix breadcrumbs and magic sarap.

Dip the onion rings in the batter then dredge in the breadcrumbs.

Set aside and refrigerate for an hour.

6   Deep fry until golden brown.

Return to Filipino Vegetable Recipes

Return to Home Page

Return to Onion Ring Recipe Top page

Subscribe to filipino-food-recipes.com to get access to our Recipe Index Page!

Don't worry, your email address is totally secure

and will only be used to send you updates!

New! Comments

Have your say about what you just read! Leave me a comment in the box below.