Air Fried Blooming Onion
Ingredients 1 large onion 1 cup + 1 tbsp all purpose flour 1/2 tsp ground black pepper 1/2 tsp smoked paprika 1/4 tsp chipotle powder 1/2 oregano 1 tsp garlic powder 1/2 cup bread crumbs 1/2 cup water Oil spray
Instructions In a mixing bowl, mix together all dry ingredients EXCEPT for bread crumbs.
Add in water, and mix until the mix is smooth.
Take the onion and cut ends off, making sure to only take of the very tip of the stem end. Making sure it doesn't fall apart.
Take peel off, and stem end up cut a plus sign without cutting through the center, and then cut two slits between each of those slits. For a visual tutorial watch video above.
Flip onion around and carefully begin to open the onion up piece by piece until the onion looks like it has bloosomed.
Place the bloosom onion into the flour mix and pour the mix into the petals, covering as much of the onion as possible. Place onto a plate.
Sprinkle the bread crumbs over top and bottom of the onion, and get it in between to petals.
Spray onion with oil spray, to lighlty coat the entire onion.
Place the blooming onion into the air fryer and "fry" on 400F. for 19 minutes.
Serve with your favorite dipping sauce and ENJOY!