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Air Fryer Onion Rings

Easy Air Fryer Onion Rings Recipe

Air Fryer Onion Rings are easy to make and so delicious! Perfectly seasoned onion rings that are extra crispy make a great party appetizer or movie night snack.
Prep Time 10 mins
Cook Time 12 mins
Total Time 22 mins
Course Appetizer, Side Dish, Snack
Cuisine American
Servings 2 persons


  • Air Fryer


  • 1/2 cup All-purpose flour
  • 1 tsp Paprika
  • 1 tsp Salt (divided)
  • 1/2 cup Buttermilk
  • 1 Egg
  • 1 cup Panko breadcrumbs
  • 2 tbsp Olive oil
  • 1 large Yellow sweet onion (sliced 1/2-inch thick and separated into rings)


  • In a shallow bowl, stir together flour, paprika, and 1/4 teaspoon of the salt.
  • In a second shallow bowl, lightly beat egg and water.
  • In a third shallow bowl, stir together breadcrumbs and 1/4 teaspoon salt.
  • Dredge onion rings in flour mixture, shaking off excess. Dip in egg mixture, allowing any excess to drip off. Dredge in breadcrumbs mixture, pressing to adhere. Coat evenly.
  • Lightly spray air fryer basket with oil.
  • Place the rings in a single layer in the air fryer basket. Make sure there is space between them. Cook in batches if required.
  • Cook at 375°F until golden brown and crispy, about 10-12 minutes.
  • Once cooked, lift out the onion rings with a fork and serve.
Keyword Air Fryer Onion Rings, Fried Onion Rings in Air Fryer