Fried Apple Rings

What is not to love about onion rings? Fried, salty and the perfect vehicle for a variety of condiments. Every time I am enjoying onion rings, I think to myself, what other wonders would be great in this format? Apples are always my first thought. So here you go, fried apple rings for your enjoyment. Perfect for your next football gathering or just because!

Ingredients

  • 1 Egg
  • 1 Cup Buttermilk
  • 1 Cup all-purpose flour
  • ¼ Teaspoon Baking Powder
  • ¼ Teaspoon Salt
  • 4 large Granny Smith apples
  • Vegetable Oil
  • Sea Salt

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Yield: 4 servings

Total Time
30 minutes

Prep time
15 minutes
Cook time
15 minutes

Recipe Types:

Appetizer, Dessert

Main Ingredient:

Apple

Diet:

Vegetarian

1. Combine all dry ingredients–flour, baking powder and salt. Set aside.

Making Batter

2. Whisk the one egg and then whisk in the buttermilk.

3. Slice apples into 1/4 inch thick slices using varying sized biscuit cutters to make “rings” out of the slices, discarding smallest circle containing core.

Sliced Apples

Apple Rings

4. Heat oil to 375 degrees F. (Caution: Do not let the oil get to hot or your rings will burn quickly. If rings are cooking too quickly, lower the heat of the oil a bit.) Combine the liquid and dry ingredients while the oil heats up.

5. Dip apple rings into batter, removing any excess. A little is okay, it gives them a nice swirly look. Cook in oil in small batches, turning frequently to monitor browning.

Drying Fried Apple Rings

6. When the rings are golden brown, remove to a wire rack and sprinkle with sea salt.

Enjoy!

Fried Apple Rings Full

This recipe originally appeared on KQED’s Bay Area Bites.

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