Air Fryer Blooming Onion

quick and easy recipe

Air Fryer Blooming Onion Recipe is a quick and easy recipe using a whole onion to create the best crunchy, crispy breaded appetizer. 👉


– Sweet onion – All-purpose flour  – Garlic powder – Smoked paprika – Eggs – Milk  – cooking oil – Mayo *ingredient details below

Step 1

Cut the tip off one side of the onion. Leave the root intact. Place the onion root side up and cut side down.

Step 2

Make 4 evenly spaced cuts into the onion, at least a half an inch from the root.

Step 3

Next, make 3 cuts in between each of the 4. Open and fluff out the petals.

Step 4

Add flour, garlic powder, smoked paprika, salt and pepper to a large bowl.

Step 5

Add milk and beaten eggs to a separate bowl.

Step 6

Cover onion in flour, then the milk mixture, and the flour mixture again. Wrap the onion in foil and freeze.

Step 7

Remove the onion and air fry for 10 minutes on 400 degrees.

Step 8

Open the air fryer and spray any white areas with cooking oil. Cook for an additional 10-15 minutes.

serve & enjoy!

serve & enjoy!