Baby Blooming Onions


Baby Blooming Onions — Spicy breaded fried onion with delicious chipotle mayo! You won’t be able to resist!


1/2 cup mayonaise1 chipotle pepper in adobo sauce minced (more or less to taste)1 tablespoons of the adobo sauce (more or less to taste)1 small garlic clove finely minced1 green onion chopped1 tablespoon lime juice2 teaspoons yellow mustard (the hotdog kind)1 egg1/2 cup milk1 cup flour1 1/2 teaspoons paprika1 teaspoon salt1 teaspoon cayenne pepper1/2 teaspoon black pepper1/2 teaspoon garlic powder1 1/2 teaspoons oregano1 1/2 teaspoons cumin3-4 small onionsVegetable Oil


Combine mayonaisse, chipotle pepper, adobo sauce, minced garlic, green onion, lime juice and mustard in small bowl. Cover and place in refrigerator.Whisk egg and milk in bowl deep enough to dunk the onion.Mix flour, paprika, salt, cayenne pepper, black pepper, garlic powder, oregano and cumin in bowl deep enough to fit the onion.Cut a small part of the onion of the top and the bottom creating a flat surface and peel any old skins off the onions. Cut onions in pie shape without cutting all the way through. Cut them in 12ths so they will spread out a little bit. Gently work to spread them out. Dip the onion in the egg mixture and then in the flour mixture. Back into the egg mixture and then back into the flour mixture, You will need to gently work the the mixtures into the petals of the onion. Refrigerate the onions for 15-30 minutes.Heat oil in a heavy pan to 350 degrees. You will need just enough oil to cover the onion. Fry the onions right side up for 6-9 minutes. Stay close so they do not get too brown. Drain on paper towels.Serve immediately with the chipotle mayo.


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