This onion ring recipe tastes like a side from TGI Friday’s, but saves you the trip. Whip this classic dish up to enjoy a fast food dish in the comfort of your own home!

How To Make Copycat TGI Friday's Onion Rings

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1 hr
10 mins
1 hr 10 mins


  • 4 cups peanut oil
  • 1 1/2 tsp pepper
  • 2 tsp salt
  • 1 tbsp garlic minced
  • 2 yellow onions
  • 2 cups almond milk
  • 1 tbsp lemon juice
  • 2 cups all-purpose flour divided
  • 1 tsp garlic granulated
  • 12 oz beer medium-bodied


  • Start by mixing the almond milk and lemon juice together in a bowl. Afterward, let the mixture stand for five minutes.
  • Slice the onions into thick disks, removing their skins and working them apart to form individuals rings.
  • Soak each onion ring in the almond mix for an hour. In the meantime, heat the oil in a heavy cast-iron cooking pot at 350 degrees Fahrenheit.
  • To make the batter, mix together one cup of flour, salt, pepper, and garlic in a bowl.
  • In a separate bowl, mix the beer with the other cup of flour.
  • Mix the beer with the other cup of flour in a separate bowl.
  • Now remove the onion rings from the almond milk mixture and coat them in the batter. After that, shake off any excess flour and then dip the rings in the flour and beer mixture until they are thickly coated.
  • Fry the onion rings in the heated pot until they turn golden brown. When they're done frying, remove them from the pot and let them dry on a stack of paper towels.

Nutrition Facts

Calories: 334kcal | Carbohydrates: 39g | Protein: 6g | Fat: 16g | Saturated Fat: 3g | Sodium: 888mg | Potassium: 120mg | Fiber: 2g | Sugar: 2g | Vitamin C: 4mg | Calcium: 122mg | Iron: 2mg