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Midnight Smoke 02-07-2013 05:26 PM

Bloom'n Onion Question
 
Found a few threads on Onion Rings but not for the whole Onions like Chili's used to serve.

I would like to try some of these this weekend.

Anyone have some details on deep frying these. I need all you got, from how to cut the batter and cooking times.

Thanks.

MS2SB 02-07-2013 05:28 PM

I'm interested in this as well. I tried making these a few months back and they turned out terribly.

Smoothsmoke 02-07-2013 05:30 PM

Don't have one. But if you search for "outback steakhouse blossom onion" you'll get quite a few recipes.

Mattmo 02-07-2013 05:32 PM

The grocery store around here use to sell a packet to mix up for the batter. I know it's probably not the answer you were looking for but....... The packet might be a starting point. Don't remember if it was in a packet or box

caseydog 02-07-2013 05:34 PM

I googled "bloomin onion recipe" and found a bunch.

CD

dmprantz 02-07-2013 05:38 PM

I used to have a special onion cutter for it and threw it out. Making them is a pain because you are supposed to soak them for hours and DEEP fry. Personally I'd recommend making rings with that batter and sauce. That's what Cheddars serves.

Trumpstylz 02-07-2013 05:49 PM

Saw it on a tv show where they would show secret recipes from famous places (on CMT channel called Top Secret Recipe-season 1 episode 3). The key was to get a special type of onion who's shape and size could handle it.

yakdung 02-07-2013 06:04 PM

http://youtu.be/OwlEhRmVN-g

buccaneer 02-07-2013 06:11 PM

If only it were in ainglish:laugh:

Midnight Smoke 02-07-2013 06:37 PM

Quote:

Originally Posted by caseydog (Post 2358504)
I googled "bloomin onion recipe" and found a bunch.

CD

Thanks CD, I prefer to ask here first. :wink: But I will just Google it.

http://lmgtfy.com/?q=blooming+onion+recipe

realspaazz 02-07-2013 06:56 PM

Make sure that your fryer is big enough to stay hot when you drop a whole onion in. A little fry daddy type does not hold enough oil and you get lousy results. I would guess at least a gallon of oil and a nice thick fryer would be the minimum requirements. Buy extra onions so that if the bloomin' thing fails you can make some onion rings.


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