Crispy Onion Rings

Instant Vortex Plus Posted

Enjoy the rich flavours and crispy textures of all your favourite fried food without the oil thanks to the Instant Vortex Plus 5.7L Air Fryer! This easy to use, fast and compact air fryer has pre-set Smart Programs to air fry, roast, broil, bake, reheat or dehydrate. From crispy onion rings, to crunchy kale chips, to fluffy churros – this impressive appliance is designed to support a healthy lifestyle and achieve delicious results with as little as two tablespoons of oil.   

 Find below and easy to follow recipe and enjoy the Crispy Onion Rings!

Prep Time 15 minutes 

 Cook Time 10 minutes 

 Servings 2-4 servings


1 large red onion 

1 cup flour 

4 eggs lightly beaten 

2 tbsp water 

2 cups panko breadcrumbs 

3 tsp garlic salt divided 

3 tsp seasoned salt divided 

1/8 or 1/4 tsp cayenne pepper divided



Peel and cut the onion crosswise into 2cm slices, then separate into rings.


Place flour in a shallow dish. Combine beaten eggs and water in a second shallow dish. Place breadcrumbs in a third shallow dish. Divide the garlic salt, seasoned salt and cayenne evenly across the 3 bowls and stir each to combine.


Coat onions as follows: 1) egg mixture, 2) flour mixture, 3) egg mixture, 4) flour mixture, 5) egg mixture, 6) breadcrumbs, pressing crumbs firmly on all sides. 


(Optional for easier handling) Place coated onions in a shallow tray and place in the freezer for 30 minutes. 


 Place the cooking tray on the bottom of the air fry basket. Using the display panel, select AIR FRY, then adjust the temperature to 205°C and the time to 10 minutes, then touch START.


When the display indicates “Add Food” place onion rings in a single layer on the cooking tray (you may need to work in batches).


 When the display indicates “Turn Food” turn the onion rings over.


When the Air Fry program is complete, remove the onion rings. Serve hot.