goldren brown homemade onion rings made with beer batter on a white plate

Homemade Onion Rings

An easy Homemade Onion Rings recipe dipped in beer batter and fried to perfection. Learn how to make incredibly crispy onion rings in minutes.
Course Appetizer
Cuisine American
Prep Time 15 minutes
Cook Time 15 minutes
Total Time 30 minutes
Servings 6
Calories 234kcal
Author Julie Blanner


  • oil/shortening
  • 3 yellow onions
  • 1 c flour
  • 2 eggs
  • 1 c beer
  • 4 Tbsp butter melted
  • 1 tsp salt


  • Heat oil in large pot over medium high heat.
  • Slice onions into thick rings, set aside.
  • In a bowl, add a cup of flour, set aside.
  • In your mixer, whisk egg yolks (leaving whites in yet another bowl), add beer, butter and salt.
  • Remove and beat egg whites until stiff. Fold into beer batter mixture. Dip onions into flour, then mixture and fry evenly on each side until golden brown.
  • Drain on paper towels and serve.


Use your favorite beer, such as a light lager or ale.


Calories: 234kcal | Carbohydrates: 22.54g | Protein: 4.86g | Fat: 12.86g | Saturated Fat: 8.27g | Cholesterol: 74.63mg | Sodium: 479.24mg | Potassium: 133.45mg | Fiber: 1.5g | Sugar: 2.45g | Vitamin A: 312.44IU | Vitamin C: 4.07mg | Calcium: 26.23mg | Iron: 1.34mg