Snacks: Baked Onion Rings


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Snacks: Baked Onion Rings



  • 1 large Vidalia onion
  • Gluten-free cooking spray or 2 teaspoons olive oil
  • 1 cup gluten-free brown rice cracker crumbs
  • ½ teaspoon paprika
  • ¼ teaspoon salt
  • ¼ teaspoon black pepper
  • 1 egg
  • 1 egg white


  1. Peel and cut the onion into ¼ -inch slices and separate them into rings. Soak the rings in a large bowl of cold water for about 15 minutes.
  2. Preheat the oven to 400 degrees. Spray a large baking sheet with cooking spray (or coat it with olive oil).
  3. Mix the cracker crumbs, paprika, salt and pepper in a shallow dish.
  4. Beat the egg and egg white together in a separate dish.
  5. Drain the onions and pat them dry with a paper towel. Dip the onion rings, a few at a time, into the egg, then into the crumbs. Place the onin rings on the prepared baking sheet.
  6. Bake for 10 to 15 minutes, until crisp and brown.
  7. Onion rings are delicious served with ketchup, or with a simple dipping sauce made from ½ cup mayonniase, 2 tablespoons gluten-free chili sauce, and 1 tablespoon pickle relish.
  • Servings: 4 (5 to 6 rings Per Serving)


  • Recipe from: Easy Gluten-Free; © 2010 American Dietetic Association, John Wiley & Sons, Inc.