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Pizza Onion Rings

Pizza onion rings are a fun and indulgent appetizer that combines two classic favorites. The crispy and crunchy onion rings are filled with gooey melted cheese and savory pepperoni, creating a flavor explosion in every bite. Dip them in marinara sauce for the ultimate pizza experience.

89% would make again
Pizza Onion Rings


for 4 servings

  • 1 medium onion
  • 1 pack sliced pepperoni
  • 1 ball mozzarella cheese, cut into cubes
  • 1 jar pizza sauce, this can be a basic pasta sauce or passata etc
  • 1 cup grated parmesan cheese (100 g)
  • 3 tablespoons dried oregano
  • oil, for deep frying
  • 3 eggs
  • 2 cups panko breadcrumbs (100 g)
  • 2 tablespoons flour
  • 2 teaspoons dried oregano
  • 2 teaspoons paprika

Nutrition Info

  • Calories 531
  • Fat 22g
  • Carbs 60g
  • Fiber 6g
  • Sugar 9g
  • Protein 22g

Estimated values based on one serving size.


  1. Cut onion into 2 cm (1 inch) slices. Carefully separate the layers into individual rings.
  2. On a tray lined with baking paper, lay out onion rings and place a slice of pepperoni in the centre, pushing the pepperoni slice down to take the shape of the onion and make a bowl.
  3. Layer in a tablespoon of pizza sauce, mozzarella, some parmesan, and a sprinkle of oregano.
  4. Place tray in freezer until solid (about two hours).
  5. Add flour, beaten eggs, and panko breadcrumbs to three separate bowls. Stir paprika and oregano into the flour
  6. Remove frozen pizza rings from freezer.
  7. Roll each first in seasoned flour, then egg, then breadcrumbs.
  8. In a large saucepan, heat oil to 180˚C (350°F).
  9. Fry pizza onion rings in batches until nicely browned on all sides, about 3 minutes.
  10. Place on paper towel-lined plate to drain off any excess oil. Sprinkle with more dried oregano.
  11. Enjoy!
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Pizza Onion Rings