Onion Rings

Onion rings that are vegan, gluten free, thoroughly fried, and don’t come apart in a pile of strings when you bite into them. They’re real, and they’re really simple to make! Keep a batch of them uncooked in the freezer for those times when you need exactly such a treat.

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Onion Rings:

Ingredients:

  • 1 Vidalia onion, sliced horizontally with slices separated into “rings” and frozen for at least one hour*
  • ½ cup cashews, soaked
  • ¼ cup and ¼ cup arrowroot starch, separated
  • High-heat oil, for frying

*Freezing onions expands the water in cells and breaks down the cell walls, so when you bite into the onion it breaks cleanly instead of separating into strings

To prepare:

Blend soaked cashews with ¼ cup starch, set in bowl. Keep other ½ cup starch in separate bowl. Dip sliced onion rings in starch first, then cashew paste, then starch again. Lightly fry on each side until golden, and sprinkle with sea salt.

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