Crispy Cajun Fried Onion Strings
These Crispy Cajun Fried Onion Strings are breaded with flour and Tony Chachere's and are a perfect snack, appetizer, or topper for a burger or salad!
- 2 medium yellow onions
- 2 cups buttermilk
- 4 cups all purpose flour
- ¼ cup Tony Chachere's
- 2 quarts oil
- salt and pepper
Using a mandolin slicer on a very thin setting.
Soak raw onions in buttermilk for about 30 minutes. Stir occasionally to make sure buttermilk coats all onions.
Mix flour and Tony Chachere's.
Heat oil to 375°F.
Grab a handful of onions from the buttermilk. Squeeze off excess milk. Toss in flour mixture and coat thoroughly.
Shake off excess flour mixture. Fry in oil for about 2-3 minutes. Remove from oil and salt if you desire.
Repeat until all onions are fried. Serve with your favorite dipping sauce.