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French Fried Onion Strings

Homemade recipe the crunchy and crispy seasoned French onion strings (onion strings). Serve with a dipping sauce as an appetizer or with a salad or sandwich.
Prep Time: 15 minutes
Cook Time: 15 minutes
Total Time: 30 minutes
Servings: 4 servings
Author: Valentina's Corner


Onion String Dip-

  • 1/2 cup mayonnaise (Hellman's)
  • 1/4 tsp freshly squeezed lemon juice
  • 1/2 tsp granulated sugar
  • 1/8 tsp ground paprika
  • dash of pepper
  • 1 1/2 Sriracha (Red Hot or Tabasco)


  • Cut the onion in half (or leave it whole for onion rings), then slice really thin.
  • Heat oil for frying.
  • In the first bowl, add 1/2 cup flour. Add the onions to the flour. Coat with flour, transfer onions to a plate. Add the remaining 1 cup flour to the bowl, the 1 1/2 tsp salt, 1/2 tsp paprika, 1/4 tsp pepper and 1/8 garlic powder, combine everything.
  • In second bowl, combine heavy whipping cream and 1 tsp salt.
  • Working a handful at a time, take the onion strings, dip them into the heavy whipping cream, and tap off any excess cream. Then coat with the seasoned flour. Transfer to a plate.
    Continue with remaining onions strings.
  • Be sure oil is sizzling hot. Place onion strings into the oil. Fry for a few minutes and remove when golden brown in color. Continue working with remaining strings.
  • How to make the dip for Onion Strings-
  • Combine mayo, Sriracha, paprika, pepper, lemon and sugar (add additional Sriracha to taste). Enjoy friends!.
  • Enjoy, friends.