Posted by: Angel 10-12-99 7:34 PM
1 very large sweet onion
1 cup milk
1 cup flour
11/2 tsp. salt
1/2 tsp. black pepper
11/2 tsp. cayenne pepper
1/4 tsp. oregano
1/8 tsp. thyme
1/8 tsp. cumin
oil for frying
1/2 cup mayonnaise
2 tsp. ketchup
2 T. cream-style horseradish
1/4 tsp. paprika
1/4 tsp. salt
1/8 tsp. oregano
pepper to taste
Beat together egg and milk in a medium bowl.
Combine flour, salt, pepper, cayenne, oregano, thyme and cumin in a separate bowl.
Slice 3/4" to 1" off top and bottom of onion and remove skin.
Cut out a 1" core and slice about 3/4 of way down to create petals.
Place onion in boiling water to separate petals; let cool.
Dip onion into milk mixture.
Dip coated onion into flour mixture, covering liberally.
Let onion set in refrigerator for 15 minutes before frying.
Heat vegetable oil in a deep fryer or pot to 350º F.
Fry onion right side up for 10 minutes until brown.
Drain on a rack or paper towel.
Combine ingredients for dipping sauce and serve.
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