Onion Crackles

Amazing as a snack (think onion crisps!), a garnish for a curry or a finishing touch for salads or vegetable sides.

School Of Nutrition Posted Sep 17, 2014 Future Fit Training

Serves 4

Preparation time: 10 mins

Cooking time: 10 mins


  • 3 mugs of sunflower oil
  • 1 large white onion
  • ½ mug of milk
  • ½ mug of plain white flour
  • 1/2 tsp paprika
  • 1/2 tsp salt
  • 1/2 tsp black pepper
  • a pinch of chilli powder (optional)


  1. Pour the oil into a pot or a deep sauce pan. Place over high heat.
  2. Halve the onion, strip off the peeling and slice into very thin slivers.
  3. Pile the onions into a dish with the milk. Give them a thorough coating.
  4. Place the flour in a bowl with the spices. Shake the milk from the onion slices. Give the onion slices a good mix through the flour, so they’re nicely coated.
  5. Fry in small batches – the smaller the batch the faster they’ll cook, and the better they’ll taste and look!
  6. Fish the golden onions out with a slotted spoon. Drain on paper or in a sieve. Add a little more salt, if you like. Continue till they’re all cooked.

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Recipe from Abel & Cole.