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Grafted Growers Recipe (Ailsa Craig Onion)

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Do you want to eat fried food and not feel guilty about it?

Here’s Grafted Growers Recipe featuring Ailsa Craig onion.

Nutrition Facts:

Raw onions have a low calorie content, with only 40 calories per 3.5 ounces (100 grams). They are 89 percent water, 9 percent carbohydrates, and 1.7 percent fiber by fresh weight, with trace amounts of protein and fat.

‘Blooming Onion and Dipping Sauce’


Dipping Sauce:

½ cup mayonnaise
1 tablespoon ketchup
2 tablespoons cream-style horseradish sauce
1 teaspoon paprika
¼ teaspoon salt
¼ teaspoon dried oregano
1 pinch ground black pepper
¼ teaspoon cayenne pepper

Blooming Onion:

1 egg
1 cup milk
1 cup all-purpose flour
1 ½ teaspoons salt
1 ½ teaspoons cayenne pepper
1 teaspoon paprika
½ teaspoon ground black pepper
¼ teaspoon dried oregano
¼ teaspoon dried thyme
1 large sweet onion


  • Sauce: Whisk together all of the sauce ingredients.
  • Batter: Mix egg and milk
  • For dry coating:
  • Mix flour, salt, cayenne pepper, paprika, ground black pepper, oregano, thyme, and cumin.
  • Cut the onion into a desired blooming flower form, making sure the ‘petals’ are finely cut.
  • Dip the onion in the batter, making sure to coat all of the ‘petals,’.
  • Dry coat it with the flour mixture.
  • Heat oil in a deep fryer or deep pot to 350 degrees F (175 degrees C).
  • Fry the onion for 10 minutes, or until it becomes brown, right side up in the oil.
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