• 2 cups flour
  • 1/2 tsp salt
  • 2 tsp paprika
  • 1/4 tsp cayenne
  • 1 tsp black pepper
  • 1 cup buttermilk
  • 2 Tbsp hot sauce
  • 1 or 2 large sweet onions (Vidalia, etc.)
  • oil for deep frying


Mix the buttermilk and hot sauce. Slice the onions into rings. (If you have difficulty slicing into rings, cut onion in half from top to bottom and then slice into half rings). Soak the onion pieces in the buttermilk mixture for one hour in the fridge.

Mix the flour, salt, paprika, cayenne, and black pepper.

Heat the oil to 375º.

Remove the onions from the soaking liquid. Shake off excess. Dredge in seasoned flour. Fry til golden brown. Drain on paper towels.

Serve with Brian’s Veggie Dipping Sauce.