Suya onion rings recipe

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Inspired by the original suya pepper mix, this recipe is one of the more modern ones. Suya pepper mix has often been limited to a spice for meat or fish but this recipe experiments with the suya flavour on onion rings.

  • Yield: 8 Servings


  • 3 large onions
  • 2 teaspoons ginger powder
  • 1 teaspoon garlic powder
  • ½ teaspoon chilli powder
  • ½ teaspoon cayenne pepper
  • 1 cup groundnut
  • ½ cup breadcrumbs
  • 2 teaspoons seasoning powder
  • ¼ cup plain flour
How to Make It
  1. Peel and slice onions horizontally about 1 cm apart into circles.
  2. Add groundnut and ¾ cup of water to a blender then blend to form a thick paste.
  3. Transfer groundnut paste to a bowl then add seasoning cube/powder.
  4. Add ginger powder, garlic powder, chilli powder, cayenne pepper and flour to groundnut paste and mix together.
  5. Dip an onion slice into groundnut mix and smother the onion until all areas are coated.
  6. Place coated onion ring in the plate of breadcrumbs and make sure the onion ring is coated in breadcrumbs.
  7. Place a deep, frying pan on medium heat and add oil.
  8. After the oil is heated up, add the coated onion rings and leave to fry for approx. 3 - 4 minutes or until golden brown on all sides.
  9. Serve with some yam chips as a light snack.

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