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Simple onion greatness

Hey all,

I need to share my favorite grilled onion recipe. Great/fantastic with fajitas, just ate with ny strips.

Simply almost quarter an onion, wedge in some butter, sprinkle with salt, wrap in foil.
I had it on a grate at 450 for about 45 minutes, you can't go too long, but you can go too short - longer is better. I usually place it directly on coals. Rotate every 20 minutes, les time if you are on coals, maybe 30 minutes total.

When done, squeeze a lime on it and enjoy!

This one could have gone longer, but was good. If the whole onion looks like the last photo, you have found nirvana.

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Austin, Texas.  I'm the guy holding a beer.
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  • Looks good to me, don't care for raw onions, probably because my mom doesn't like onion. So I never had it growing up.  But I love cooked down onions which is exactly what you have accomplished here. Nicely done!
    I raise my kids, cook and golf.  When work gets in the way I'm pissed, I'm pissed off 48 weeks a year.
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  • chashanschashans Posts: 409
    This sounds really good. Will try it over the week-end.  Thanks!

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  • That's a great way to do an onion! If you want to try something a little different use garlic powder in place of the salt.
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  • henapplehenapple Posts: 12,838
    edited November 2013
    I like to liberally coat with Cholula hot sauce. On the menu for tonight... Thanks for posting.
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  • EggcelsiorEggcelsior Posts: 9,952
    henapple said:
    I like to liberally coat with Cholula hot sauce. On the menu for tonight... Thanks for posting.
    Do you misappropriate and put that **** on everything?
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