Chef Shannen Tune's Sweet Onion Rings

Chef Shannen Tune's Sweet Onion Rings

Chef Shannen Tune
Featured In WTFCF Season 2, Episode 08: One Sweet Circle.
Recipe created for Shuman Farms by Food Network Chopped winner Chef Shannen Tune from Craft Burger. These beer-battered onion rings are easy to make and absolutely delicious - perfect for any party!
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Prep Time 15 minutes
Cook Time 30 minutes
Total Time 45 minutes
Servings 4


  • 2 large RealSweet® sweet onions, cut in large rings
  • 4 cups all-purpose flour
  • 1 tablespoon granulated onion powder
  • 1 tablespoon granulated garlic powder
  • 12 ounces craft seasonal beer, chilled
  • vegetable oil for frying
  • kosher salt


  • In a bowl, add 4 cups all-purpose flour, 1 tablespoon onion powder, and 1 tablespoon garlic powder. Combine well.
  • Add 12 ounces beer. Mix until batter reaches the consistency of pancake batter.
  • Heat oil to 350°F. Dip onion rings into batter and then slowly add rings into fryer. Fry on both sides until golden brown.
  • Remove onion rings from fryer and place on paper towels to allow excess oil to drain.
  • Season with salt and serve with a spicy ranch dressing.


    About the Author

    Chef Shannen Tune began pursuing his culinary dreams at Johnson and Wales University where he earned a degree in Applied Science of Culinary Arts. He trained with many notable chefs and worked for some of the country’s finest hotels in Las Vegas, Los Angeles, Austin, and Houston. Chef Tune is notorious for taking comfort foods to a higher culinary level with subtle modifications. In January of 2016, he launched his gourmet craft burger food truck that uses all natural locally sourced beef and produce. Tune specializes in unique burgers that are truly indescribable. To view the website visit Chef’s Motto: “The difference between good and great is giving big attention to little details.”