Outback Steakhouse Bloomin’ Onion

INGREDIENTS


1 large white onion
2 1/2 cups all-purpose flour
2 tablespoons paprika
1 teaspoon cayenne pepper
1 teaspoon garlic powder
1/2 teaspoon of oregano
salt and pepper to taste
2 large eggs
1 1/2 cup milk
1 liter vegetable oil


INSTRUCTIONS


In bowl, mix flour, spices, salt & pepper..
In another medium bowl, whisk eggs and milk until combined. Put aside.
Cut ½ inch off the pointed end of the onion while leaving the other root end intact. Then remove the paper skin.
Placing onion cutting side down on cutting board. Begin ¾ inch from root, cutting vertically down to board use sharp knife.
Repeat the vertical cuts down about 1/2 inch apart on the edge, taking care not to overlap previous cuts. You be get 10-15 cut in total.
Flip the onion and gently open the “petals” of the onion with your fingers until it looks like a flower. Put aside.
Dip onion in reserved flour mixture to completely cover. Then gently shake off the excess flour.
Gently dip into reserved egg mixture to completely cover. For great results, letting onion soak in batter for 11 min.
Return the onion to the flour mixture one more time and cover completely.
Place the onion on a plate and freeze for 30-60 minutes to set.
Filling deep fryer with 3 inches of oil & heat to 350°F. Line plate with paper towel & set apart.
Sauté onion for 3-4 min to golden. Then turn it over with a slotted spoon and cook for a few more minutes until golden brown.
Remove the onion to a prepared plate. Serve with an optional dip and Enjoy!

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