These homemade onion rings are a healthier spin on the oil-laden classic.

Oven Baked Onion Rings

Amber Gray
Cook Time 30 mins
Total Time 30 mins
Course Entree & Main Dishes
Servings 4
Calories 495 kcal


  • 1 sweet onion sliced into 1/4-inch think rings
  • 2 large egg whites beaten
  • 1/2 cup whole wheat flour
  • 1/4 cup cornmeal
  • 1/8 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon black pepper
  • 1/2 teaspoon chili powder


  • Preheat oven to 425°F.
  • Separate onion rings, place half on microwave-safe plate and sprinkle with 1 Tbsp. water. Cover with wax paper and microwave on HIGH 1 minute. Repeat with remaining onions, pat dry and cool.
  • Combine onion rings and egg whites in large bowl. In sealable plastic bag, combine flour, cornmeal, salt, pepper and chili powder. A few at a time, place onion rings inside bag and shake well. Shake off excess flour and place each ring single layer on parchment-lined baking sheet.
  • Bake 10-15 minutes, or until crispy.


Calories: 495kcalCarbohydrates: 65gProtein: 33gFat: 12gSodium: 785mgFiber: 7g
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