4 to 6 mild white onions
1 cup milk
3 eggs, beaten
About 2 cups pancake mix
Oil (for deep frying)
Slice onions crosswise and separate into rings.
Soak rings in mixture of milk, eggs and salt for 30 minutes.
Dip each onion ring in pancake mix and fry until golden brown in oil heated to 375 degrees F.
Press down the fried onions solidly, without pressing, into a loaf pan.
Bake at 400 degrees F for 10 to 15 minutes.
Turn onto a serving plate.
Garnish with parsley, if desired.
Outback Dipping Sauce
1/2 cup mayonnaise
2 teaspoons ketchup
2 teaspoons creamed horseradish
1/4 teaspoon paprika
1/4 teaspoon salt
1/8 teaspoon dried oregano
1 dash black pepper
1 dash cayenne