Air Fryer Onion Rings

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Crispy & crunchy air fryer onion rings are perfect as a snack with dipping sauce, or as a side dish with burgers or hot dogs!

PREP TIME: 10 minutes 

COOK TIME: 27 minutes 

TOTAL TIME: 37 minutes 



  • 1 large sweet onion
  • ⅔ cup flour
  • 1 teaspoon seasoned salt
  • ⅛ teaspoon cayenne pepper
  • 2 eggs
  • ⅔ cup buttermilk
  • 2 cup Panko bread crumbs
  • 2 tablespoons vegetable oil
  • 2 tablespoons cornmeal optional


  • Peel onion and cut into ½ ” thick slices. Separate slices.
  • Combine flour, salt, and cayenne pepper in a small bowl. Whisk egg and buttermilk in a second bowl. Toss breadcrumbs, oil, and cornmeal in a third bowl.
  • Dip each onion into egg mixture and then into the flour mixture. Dip it back into the egg mixture and finally into the bread crumb mixture pressing to adhere.
  • Once all rings are coated, spray each with cooking spray. Preheat air fryer to 350°F.
  • Place onion rings in the air fryer in a single layer and cook for 12-15 minutes or until crisp on the outside.
  • Remove from the air fryer and sprinkle with seasoning salt.

Nutrition Information

Calories: 357, Carbohydrates: 50g, Protein: 11g, Fat: 13g, Saturated Fat: 8g, Trans Fat: 1g, Cholesterol: 86mg, Sodium: 881mg, Potassium: 281mg, Fiber: 3g, Sugar: 8g, Vitamin A: 212IU, Vitamin C: 4mg, Calcium: 134mg, Iron: 3mg

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