• 1/2 cup plain dry bread crumbs
  • 1/3 cup yellow cornmeal
  • 1 1/2 tsp chili powder
  • 1/8 to 1/4 tsp ground red pepper
  • 1/8 tsp salt
  • 1 tbsp plus 1 1/2 tsp margarine melted
  • 2 medium onions (about 10 ounces, sliced 3/8 inch thick)
  • 2 egg whites


  1. Preheat oven to 450’F. spray large nonstick baking sheet with nonstick cooking spray; set aside.
  2. combine bread crumbs, cornmeal, chili powder, pepper, and salt in medium shallow dish; mix well. Stir in margarine and 1 tsp water.
  3. separate onion sliced into rings, place egg whites in large bowl; beat lightly. add onions; toss lightly to coat evenly. transfer to bread crumb mixture, toss to coat evenly. Place in single layer on prepared baking sheet.
  4. Bake 12 to 15 minutes or until onions are tender and coating is crisp.