With that in mind, here is the definitive ranking of the top 8 fast food onion rings . No. 8 – Burger King. No. 7 – Carl’s Jr. No. 6 – Sonic. No. 5 – Fatburger. No. 4 – Jack in the Box. No. 3 – Astro Burger. No. 2 – A&W Restaurants. No. 1 – Arby’s.
In this ranking, we’ll separate the good from the bad — beginning with the worst. Freddy’s Frozen Custard & Steakburgers’ onion rings. Fatburger’s onion rings. White Castle’s onion rings. A&W’s onion rings. Arctic Circle’s onion rings. Long John Silver’s onion rings. Sonic Drive-In’s onion rings. Burger King’s onion rings.
CLEVELAND, Ohio – Along with fries, onion rings are the quintessential junk food side dish at most sit-down eateries and fast food outlets. The humble onion , sliced, separated into rings , coated, and deep fried.
Sonic onion rings are made fresh every single day – these are definitely not prepackaged onion rings . Sonic had bags and bags of onions in the back room. The secret ingredient is vanilla ice milk mix, but using melted vanilla ice cream works just as well.
Actually, French Fries are still healthier than Onion Rings . French Fries have relatively lower calories, higher fiber, lower sugar, and lower fat. On the other hand, Onion Rings are very high in calories and fat.
9 Store-Bought Frozen Onion Rings , Ranked 1/9. Red Robin Crispy Onion Rings . 2/9. Great Value Onion Rings . 3/9. 365 Everyday Value Onion Rings . 5/9. Brew City Beer Battered Thick Cut Onion Rings . 6/9. Market Pantry Onion Rings Coated in a Crispy Breading. 7/9. Ore-Ida Gourmet Onion Rings . 8/9. Nathan’s Thick Sliced Battered Onion Rings . 9/9.
Unfortunately, BK Onion Rings are dominated by thick breading and oddball sizes that leave you wondering what you’re actually eating. You don’t bite into a BK Onion Ring and get the real onion . You are getting an onion paste variant which is basically diced onions mixed into a batter and shaped into a ring.
It’s a new twist on the classic KFC Zinger sandwich. Here, a perfectly fried chicken fillet is accompanied by crispy onion rings . When it comes to chicken, KFC is still the name most people think of! View more information about KFC here.
Because they don’t have enough friers. Onion rings basically require their own frier cause they impart too much flavor to the oil and it messes with other foods. Sounds like a problem that could be solved by getting another frier. There isn’t much more space in a McDonald’s kitchen.
These deep-fried onion rings get extra texture and crispiness from the cornmeal in the batter. Soak the onions in milk or buttermilk before coating them with the batter.
Whisk 1 cup plus 2 tablespoons flour, milk, egg, 2 tablespoons vegetable oil, and salt together in a bowl until smooth. Heat oil in a deep-fryer or large saucepan to 375 degrees F (190 degrees C). Dip onion rings in the batter , working in batches, until evenly coated and arrange in 1 layer on a plate.
Arby’s new Steakhouse Onion Rings are battered, breaded, and deep-fried. I have to hand it to Arby’s , the Steakhouse Onion Rings I bought were as good as a lot of sit-down places. They were crisp and crunchy, while retaining a solid onion flavor inside.
The most commonly available substitute for French fries, onion rings are an equally poor nutritional choice. An average side in the chain restaurants we reviewed was nearly identical in nutritional value to a side of fries: 400 calories, 22 grams of fat, 8 grams of saturated fat and 726 milligrams of sodium.
You can use white or yellow onions to make onion rings. Keep in mind that white onions are generally more pungent than yellow onions . If you are a fan of sweet onions , consider Maui , Vidalia , or Walla Walla onions, which are usually available during the spring and summer.
Cost/Labor of cutting, separating, breading an onion ring = $. 98 per oz. As you can see, making onion rings clearly costs more . Even the pre-made frozen kind cost 3-4x as much compared to fries.