onion rings

  • 1/2 cup all-purpose flour
  • 1/4 cup cornstarch
  • 2 tablespoons instant mashed potatoes
  • big pinch of cayenne
  • 1 cup cold club soda
  • 2-3 cups Panko (Japanese-style breadcrumbs), or as needed
  • fine salt to taste
  • vegetable oil for frying
  • 2-3 yellow onions, cut into 1/4-inch rings


the amounts in the video were for a smaller batch. The amounts above will make a nice large batch, enough for about 8 servings