Follow this super easy recipe to prepare air fryer crispy onions at home. There is no need to deep fry onions in a ton of oil to get the crispy caramelized taste and texture. A healthy alternative to deep-fried onions to use in different dishes like Indian biryanis, curries, soups, or salads.
- 2 medium to large yellow onions or around 1 lb
- 1 tablespoon cooking oil
Peel and cut the onion into thin round slices.
Drizzle oil over the slices and then gently separate the rings.
Place the onion rings in the air fryer basket. Fry them initially at 300F for 10 min. Gently mix the rings at 5 min intervals.
Now lower the temperature down to 240F and continue heating the rings. After every 5 min gently mixes the rings. It will take 15-18 min @240F to get the desired color and texture
- You may use either red or yellow onion. However, note that the red onion would result in a darker color of the fried onion.
- Cooking times may vary depending on the quantity of the onion in the air fryer. The time stated above is for ~1 lb onion. If you have a slightly larger batch, simply keep frying and checking every 5 min interval at 240F till you get the desired color and texture
Calories: 200kcal | Carbohydrates: 43.2g | Protein: 5.2g | Fat: 2.2g | Saturated Fat: 0.4g | Potassium: 707mg | Fiber: 10.3g | Sugar: 19.3g | Calcium: 105mg | Iron: 1mg