Monday, September 05, 2011

Brown Rice Veggie Burgers with Onion Rings

Dinner 9/05

Brown Rice Veggie Burgers with Onion Rings

Labor Day usually means cooking outside, but someone flipped a switch to "Fall" this weekend -- so we decided to make our kids (new) favorite burgers and topped them onion rings... because apparently, that's a thing* these days.

Here's the recipe for the onion rings...

Onion Rings

2/3 cup all purpose flour
1/3 cup rice flour
1 tablespoon baking powder
2 tbs. cornstarch

1 cup of water (plus additional water to adjust batter)

1 tsp. smoked paprika
2 tsp. salt

Canola oil for frying

Sift the flour, baking powder and cornstarch into a medium bowl. Stir in 1 cup of water and add the salt and smoked paprika. Allow to rest for a few minutes. Additional water will probably be needed to adjust thickness -- you're looking for a pancake batter consistency.

In a wok or large pot, heat the oil to 375F, dredge the onions in the batter and carefully drop in the oil.

Cook until until golden brown (about 3-5 minutes).

* if people living in the middle of Ohio are doing something like this, it's way past the sell-by date.

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