Caramelized Onions


Caramelized Onions
Caramelized onions are sliced thinly then cooked for a long time until completely brown.

They can be used in lots of recipes. For example, they can transform a simple omelette into a divine treat.
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Last modified on: September 23th 2015

For 150 g, you will need:

Change those ingredients for: 50 g 75 g 150 g 300 g 450 g

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Time required for this recipe:
PreparationCookingStart to finish
9 min.20 min.29 min.
Keeping: Several days in the fridge, in a closed box.
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Stage 1 - 3 min.
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Peel then rinse 500 g onion and cut in half lengthways.

Stage 2 - 5 min.
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Slice the onions thinly. If you have one, a mandolin will make this job a lot quicker.

This seems like a lot of onions to begin with, but they will reduce by 2/3 when cooked.

Stage 3 - 1 min.
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Pour 3 tablespoons oil into a large pan on medium heat.

When hot, add the onions and mix well.

Stage 4 - 20 min.
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Leave to cook gently until caramelized, stirring from time to time.

Stage 5
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The onions will gradually brown.

Stage 6
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Stop when they are browned to your liking.

Salt and pepper to taste...

Remarks

Once cooked, the onions will need quite a generous amount of salt as the process tends to make them rather sweet.

You can balance this sweetness, which can be a bit excessive at times, by pouring half a glass of dry white wine or 3 tablespoonsful of vinegar into the pan 5 minutes before the end of cooking.

Nutritional information

% are calculated relative to a Recommended Dietary Intake or RDI of 2000 k-calories or 8400 k-joules by day for a woman (change to a man).

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Source

Home made.

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