Pizza Onion Rings

Here's what you need: medium onion, presliced pepperoni, mozzarella cheese, pizza sauce, grated parmesan cheese, dried oregano, oil, egg, panko breadcrumbs, flour, dried oregano, paprika
Pizza Onion Rings


  1. 1 medium onion
  2. 1 pack presliced pepperoni, thinly sliced
  3. 1 ball mozzarella cheese, cut into cubes
  4. 1 jar pizza sauce, this can be a basic pasta sauce or passata etc
  5. 1 cup  grated parmesan cheese (100 g)
  6. 3 tablespoons  dried oregano
  7. oil, for deep frying
  8. 3 eggs
  9. 2 cups  panko breadcrumbs (100 g)
  10. 2 tablespoons  flour
  11. 2 teaspoons  dried oregano
  12. 2 teaspoons  paprika


  • Cut onion into 2 cm (1 inch) slices. Carefully separate the layers into individual rings.
  • On a tray lined with baking paper, lay out onion rings and place a slice of pepperoni in the centre, pushing the pepperoni slice down to take the shape of the onion and make a bowl.
  • Layer in a tablespoon of pizza sauce, mozzarella, some parmesan, and a sprinkle of oregano.
  • Place tray in freezer until solid (about two hours).
  • Add flour, beaten eggs, and panko breadcrumbs to three separate bowls. Stir paprika and oregano into the flour
  • Remove frozen pizza rings from freezer.
  • Roll each first in seasoned flour, then egg, then breadcrumbs.