Oven-Fried Tex-Mex Onion Rings
Believe it or not, onion rings can be part of a low-fat diet! The tempting bread crumb coating, full of spicy flavor, is a crispy contrast to the tender sweet onions.
Makes 6 servings
|1/2||cup plain dry bread crumbs|
|1/3||cup yellow cornmeal|
|1-1/2||teaspoons chili powder|
|1/8||to 1/4 teaspoon ground red pepper|
|1||tablespoon plus 1-1/2 teaspoons butter, melted|
|2||medium onions (about 10 ounces), sliced 3/8 inch thick|
- Preheat oven to 450°F. Spray large nonstick baking sheet with nonstick cooking spray; set aside.
- Combine bread crumbs, cornmeal, chili powder, ground red pepper and salt in medium shallow dish; mix well. Stir in butter and water.
- Separate onion slices into rings. Place egg whites in large bowl; beat lightly. Add onions; toss lightly to coat evenly. Transfer to bread crumb mixture; toss to coat evenly. Place in single layer on prepared baking sheet.
- Bake 12 to 15 minutes or until onions are tender and coating is crisp.
|Serving Size:||about 8 onion rings|
|Calories from Fat||30 %|
|Total Fat||4 g|
|Saturated Fat||2 g|
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