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Fried Onion Strings

Prep Time 45 minutes
Cook Time 10 minutes


  • 2 large onions, thinly sliced
  • cups buttermilk
  • cups flour
  • 1 Tbsp garlic salt
  • 1 tsp Slap Ya Mama®
  • 1 tsp pepper
  • 2 cups vegetable oil


  1. Slice onions very thin and place in a gallon size baggie

  2. Pour buttermilk into baggie with onions, close, shake to coat onions, and let sit in baggie for 30 to 40 minutes

  3. In another gallon size baggie, add flour, garlic salt, pepper, and Slap Ya Mama® seasoning. Seal, shake to mix, and set aside

  4. While onions are soaking in buttermilk, heat oil to 375° in a cast iron skillet or a large pot

  5. Remove ½ of the thinly sliced onions from buttermilk with tongs, shaking off the excess buttermilk. Add to flour mixture. Seal baggie and shake to coat onions

  6. Use tongs to remove onions from flour mixture and gently place onions in hot oil. Cook until golden brown and desired crispiness is obtained, stirring occasionally

  7. Remove carefully from oil and place on a plate lined with paper towels

  8. Repeat until all onion strings are cooked