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Air Fried Bloomin' Onion

Air Fried Blooming Onion

This is how to make an Air Fried Blooming Onion that tastes and looks just like the blooming onion that is fried and full of calories.
Course Appetizer, party, Side Dish
Cuisine American
Keyword air fried, appetizer, gluten free, healthy, low carb, onion, tailgate
Prep Time 15 minutes
Cook Time 10 minutes
Total Time 25 minutes
Servings 12
Calories 117 kcal



  1. Prepare your onion according to instructions in the recipe post.

    prepared onion
  2. Preheat your air fryer to 400
    air fryer
  3. In a bowl, whisk together your flour and seasonings.
    whisk ingredients
  4. In another bowl, whip together the eggs and milk 

    whisk cream eggs
  5. First pour the flour mixture over the onion and coat well. It is a good idea to get your hands involved and move the onion around in the bowl to help coat it.Lift the onion up and shake the excess flour mixture off back into the bowl.
    flour in bowl
  6. Move the onion over to the other bowl that contains the egg and milk and coat well. Use a spoon or ladle to help you coat the entire onion. Sprinkle with additional flour mixture. Air Fry this for 8-10 minutes or until crisp.

    Air Fried Bloomin' Onion

Recipe Notes

Please see post for important details concerning this recipe.

Make this recipe gluten free by using gluten free flour instead of regular flour. Or, you can make this recipe lower carb by using low carb Carbalose flour.

Nutrition Facts
Air Fried Blooming Onion
Amount Per Serving
Calories 117 Calories from Fat 9
% Daily Value*
Fat 1g2%
Cholesterol 27mg9%
Sodium 20mg1%
Potassium 86mg2%
Carbohydrates 22g7%
Sugar 1g1%
Protein 4g8%
Vitamin A 95IU2%
Vitamin C 0.7mg1%
Calcium 40mg4%
Iron 1.5mg8%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.