I made some beer battered onion rings today, I didn’t follow a strict recipe but winged it after reading a few different versions on the web. I used a 50/50 combination of flour and bread crumbs, plus some salt and garlic powder.
The first mistake I made was putting them into the basket of the deep fryer. The batter attached itself to the wire basket making the onion rings almost impossible to get out. Fortunately, Kristen suggested sinking the basket first and then dropping the onion rings directly into the hot oil, that worked a lot better.
It was greasy deliciousness, although it required a LOT of salt otherwise they tasted a bit bland.