Stay Home for a Steakhouse Supper: Sour Cream and Onion Rings

Aired April 14, 2011

Serves HASH(0x4794810)
Vegetable oil or canola oil, for frying
1 yellow-skin onion
1 cup sour cream
About 1 cup buttermilk
Salt and pepper
1/4 cup chives, finely chopped
1 1/2 cups flour, for dredging

Heat 2 inches of oil in a deep-sided pan over medium to medium-high heat. Cut onions into 3/4- to 1-inch thick rings.

Whisk together the sour cream and buttermilk and season with salt, pepper and chives. Pour flour into a shallow dish and season it with salt and pepper as well. Double-coat the rings in buttermilk and flour. Add to hot oil and fry to crispy and golden, a few rings at a time.

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