bundle of onion rings

Onion rings are one of the most famous evening snacks and fast food dishes in the U.S, Canada & Australia. Over the years the delicious dish has been accepted all over the world.  It is a breaded, battered & deep fried snack made only with onions (rings). Commonly sold in restaurant joints & cafés. 

Origin of Onion Rings

American people have a slight obsession with all food items fried, but how can you blame them when it tastes so good? Fryers make some of the top bar food in Des Moines, like the famous Onion Rings. 

There are actually two onion holidays in late June, with National Onion Day celebrated on the press day, June 27. There is a good bit of history surrounding the National Onion Rings Day, which is not only celebrated in U.S. soil but also it’s celebrated in Canada, United Kingdom, Ireland, Australia & some parts of Asia. 

The exact origin of this most delicious and delectable of treats is unknown, but there is a secret recipe called “Fried Onions with fresh Parmesan Cheese” that is in John Mollard’s 1802 recipe book “The Art of Cookery Made Easy & Refined.” 

How To Get The Best Onion Flavor? 

When biting into a delicious onion ring, you want to get a sweet & bright onion flavor. To achieve this kind of unique flavor, you will probably need to start by soaking the fresh onion slices in the cold water. Allow the onion rings to chill in the water for about 10 minutes.  Dry them off fully before beginning to batter the onions. 

Onion Rings Fun Facts 

Onion rings are a form of tasty snack or side dish commonly found in countries like the United States, Canada, United Kingdom, Ireland, Australia, & some parts of Asia. 

They usually consist of a cross-sectional “ring” of fresh onion dipped in batter or bread crumbs & then deep fried. The first recipe for fried Onion Rings was a Crisco ad in the year 1933 and it was published in the New York Times Magazine. A&W is credited with popularizing the fried onion rings in the fast food industry, introducing it to its food menu in the 1960s. 

The US produces about 2 million metric tons of fried onions annually. American people consume about 20 pounds per person annually. Onion rings actually fall into two broad groups – one is the battered variety, with a voluminous, brittle shell, & the less impressive, but bit crunchier, floured kind. 

There is also a bread crumbed splinter group of this delicious dish. Onion rings are a kind of dish which is enjoyed by people of all ages. 

You can eat them with freshly prepared tomato sauce of chili sauce. Some people like to eat this dish with cheese and mayonnaise. It’s one of the best foods to enjoy with your family when it’s raining outside. You can also eat it while watching your favorite movies.

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