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Air Fryer Onion Rings Recipe

The ultimate gluten free and paleo air fried onion ring. They are delicious! A healthy, tasty twist on the original deep fried version.
Prep Time15 mins
Cook Time12 mins
Total Time27 mins
Course: Side Dish
Cuisine: American
Servings: 6
Calories: 154kcal


  • Air fryer


  • 3 large Sweet onions
  • 1/3 cup Coconut milk
  • 1 Egg
  • 2 tablespoon Yellow mustard
  • 3/4 cup Cassava flour
  • 2 teaspoon salt
  • 1 1/2 teaspoon sugar
  • 1 1/2 teaspoon garlic powder
  • 1 1/2 teaspoon onion powder
  • 1 1/2 teaspoon smoked paprika


  • In a bowl, mix the cassava flour, salt, sugar, onion powder, garlic powder, and smoked paprika together and set aside.
  • In a different bowl mix the coconut milk, egg, and yellow mustard together and set aside.
  • Slice the onions in rings. Place the sliced onion rings in the coconut milk mixture and coat them well.
  • In small batches place the onions brings into the flour mixture and then place into the air fryer basket. Spray the oil over the onion rings.
  • Place air fryer on 325 degrees for 11-12 minutes. Repeat until all the onions are air fried.


  • Make sure you do not crowd the air fryer basket.  You want to make sure you get the onion rings nice and crispy.
  • The onion rings will reheat in the toaster oven nicely.  Place them on a parchment paper lined baking sheet.  Hit the toaster setting and they will crisp up.


Calories: 154kcal | Carbohydrates: 28g | Protein: 3g | Fat: 4g | Saturated Fat: 3g | Cholesterol: 27mg | Sodium: 859mg | Potassium: 262mg | Fiber: 2g | Sugar: 10g | Vitamin A: 286IU | Vitamin C: 9mg | Calcium: 67mg | Iron: 2mg