July 8, 2013   By Kelly Bejelly

paleo walla walla onion rings

I’ve been in holiday mode and it wasn’t until today that I figured out what in the world I was going to share this week.   Two weeks ago when it was Mr. Bejelly’s birthday, it was HOT.  I’m talking 90 degree weather all week and we were exclusively cooking on the Treager so I didn’t heat up our house.

If you live in the Pacific NW, you know the Walla Walla onions are in stock and I was going to surprise my hubby with some keto onion rings.    That didn’t happen until Sunday when the weather was nice and sunny but in the 70s.   He was pretty stoked and everyone gobbled them down and asked for seconds.  Take your time with the coating with egg wash to get a more even crust on the rings.  I had a hungry  toddler and husband so I rushed it but they were still very tasty.

low carb walla walla onion rings

 

paleo walla walla onion rings

Low Carb Keto Onion Rings

Prep Time: 15 minutes
Cook Time: 35 minutes
Total Time: 50 minutes
Servings: 4
Calories: 172 kcal
Author: Kelly Bejelly @ A Girl Worth Saving
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Ingredients

Instructions

  1. Combine the coconut flour, salt and pepper and place on a plate.
  2. In a small bowl combine the eggs, water and apple cider vinegar. Mix well.
  3. Placed the pork rinds in a paper bag or plastic bag.
  4. Take the onion rings and coat them with the flour mixture, then dunk them in egg wash.
  5. Throw them in the bag with pork rinds and shake. Remove and place on your baking sheet.
  6. Repeat until you've gone through all the onions.
  7. Bake at 350 degrees for 30 - 35 minutes until browned.
  8. Enjoy!
Nutrition Facts
Low Carb Keto Onion Rings
Amount Per Serving
Calories 172 Calories from Fat 72
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 8g 12%
Saturated Fat 4g 20%
Cholesterol 95mg 32%
Sodium 469mg 20%
Potassium 30mg 1%
Total Carbohydrates 8g 3%
Dietary Fiber 5g 20%
Sugars 1g
Protein 13g 26%
Vitamin A 2.4%
Calcium 1.7%
Iron 5%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.

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30 Comments

  • July 8, 2013 at 10:26 am

    I’ve never had a Walla Walla onion. Your recipe looks amazing!

  • July 8, 2013 at 10:34 am

    Those look positively delicious! I’m not usually drawn to onion rings, but these look goooood.

  • July 8, 2013 at 8:34 pm

    We love onion rings, and these look so good. I’m not familiar with the Walla Walla onion, but I can use a Vidalia, I guess, if I can’t find a Walla Walla.

  • July 8, 2013 at 8:38 pm

    These look really good and we happen to have some coconut flour around…

  • July 9, 2013 at 8:29 am

    I love onion rings – they’re a great change from French Fries (and these are obviously healthier too!)

  • July 10, 2013 at 6:48 am

    Yum! Those look amazing!

  • July 10, 2013 at 8:31 am

    Oh man these look good!

  • July 10, 2013 at 9:53 am

    Onion rings are certainly a weakness of mine, so finding a way to lighten them up is perfect!

  • July 10, 2013 at 12:53 pm

    I absolutely love onion rings. I love your idea to use pork rinds instead of bread crumbs though! genius and I’m sure adds amazing flavor

  • July 11, 2013 at 3:44 pm

    I can’t get over how crispy they look!

  • July 12, 2013 at 8:14 am

    I love onion rings and that these are baked. I’m not sure I’ve ever seen Walla walla onions though. I wonder where I would get them?

  • July 12, 2013 at 12:24 pm

    I’m drooling here. Those look delicious, Kelly!

  • July 13, 2013 at 5:04 am

    I love onion rings! These look delicious.

  • July 13, 2013 at 8:25 am

    I love onion rings. 🙂

  • July 13, 2013 at 5:38 pm

    These look so good. I am going to have to make them for my hubby who loves onion rings.

  • July 17, 2013 at 8:39 am

    They look delicious!

  • July 22, 2013 at 3:46 am

    The only time I eat onion rings are when they are in a hamburger. Like a Western burger from Carl’s Jr. But these look yummy!

  • Joyce
    November 2, 2013 at 11:51 pm

    Can I substitute something else for the vinegar in your recipes? I do not do vinegar at all in my house, the smell is horrific and makes me ill. That’s right my kids never got to dye easter eggs, we did more inventive eggs. I’d appreciate any help with this. I love a lot of your recipes and am looking forward to trying them, just waiting till I can clear up the vinegar issue though. thanks so much.

    • November 3, 2013 at 10:52 am

      Hi Joyce, you can skip it and just add 1/2 tsp more of lemon juice 🙂 I hope you enjoy them!

  • shane
    November 6, 2015 at 6:22 pm

    Not the best recipe. Nothing will stick to the onions even with the coconut flour. The end result was not worth the trouble.