Texas Roadhouse Cactus Blossom Secret Recipe

Texas Roadhouse Cactus Blossom Recipe
Texas Roadhouse’s Cactus Blossom

Texas Roadhouse Cactus Blossom

One of Texas Roadhouse’s most popular appetizers is their Cactus Blossom.

It is a huge fried onion that is sliced to create the look of petals, coated with a yummy seasoned batter, and then deep fried. It’s served with a spicy dip that is just delicious!
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Texas Roadhouse Cactus Blossom Secret Recipe – One of Texas Roadhouse’s most popular appetizers is their Cactus Blossom. It’s served with a spicy dip that is just delicious! – Canola Oil, Onion ((Sweet Vidalia’s are my fav)), Chili-Horseradish Dipping Sauce:: Mayonnaise, Sour Cream, Prepared Chili Sauce, Cayenne Pepper, Horseradish Sauce, Seasoned Flour:: Flour, Paprika, Sugar, Garlic Powder, Black Pepper, Onion Batter:: Flour, Garlic Powder, Paprika, Pepper, Cayenne Pepper, Cornstarch, Salt, Garlic Salt, Beer, Mix mayonnaise, sour cream, chili sauce, cayenne pepper and horseradish sauce in a medium mixing bowl until well combined. Refrigerate until ready to serve.
; Heat the oil in a deep fryer or large stock pot to 375-400 degrees Fahrenheit.; Prepare the seasoned flour mix by combining flour with garlic powder, paprika, sugar and pepper in a large mixing bowl. Whisk seasonings and flour to incorporate well.; Slice 3/4 inch off the root end of the onion. Make 12-16 slices into the trimmed end working in a clockwise manner. Do not cut completely through the onion, leaving about an inch of uncut onion near the opposite root end. Remove about 1 inch of the center petals from each onion.; Toss the onions in the seasoned flour to coat well. Peel back the petals slightly to allow the flour to reach between each petal, but do not remove.; Combine remaining flour, paprika, pepper, cornstarch, salt, garlic salt and beer in a second large mixing bowl. Whisk well until smooth.; Dip the floured onion in the batter. Allow excess batter to drip off the onion.; Use a fryer basket to carefully place the battered onions, one at a time, into the hot oil. Cook for about 90 seconds, flip and cook for an additional 90 seconds.; Transfer the onion to a plate lined with paper towel to drain.; Place on a serving platter and insert the cup of dipping sauce in the center of the onion.; – 1 large onion usually serves about 4-6. To serve 2 people, use a small onion.
Texas Roadhouse Cactus Blossom Recipe
Texas Roadhouse Cactus Blossom Secret Recipe
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One of Texas Roadhouse's most popular appetizers is their Cactus Blossom. It's served with a spicy dip that is just delicious!
Servings Prep Time
4 People 20 Minutes
Cook Time
3 Minutes Per Onion
Servings Prep Time
4 People 20 Minutes
Cook Time
3 Minutes Per Onion
Texas Roadhouse Cactus Blossom Recipe
Texas Roadhouse Cactus Blossom Secret Recipe
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Rating: 5
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One of Texas Roadhouse's most popular appetizers is their Cactus Blossom. It's served with a spicy dip that is just delicious!
Servings Prep Time
4 People 20 Minutes
Cook Time
3 Minutes Per Onion
Servings Prep Time
4 People 20 Minutes
Cook Time
3 Minutes Per Onion
Ingredients
Chili-Horseradish Dipping Sauce:
Seasoned Flour:
Onion Batter:
Servings: People
Instructions
  1. Mix mayonnaise, sour cream, chili sauce, cayenne pepper and horseradish sauce in a medium mixing bowl until well combined. Refrigerate until ready to serve.
  2. Heat the oil in a deep fryer or large stock pot to 375-400 degrees Fahrenheit.
  3. Prepare the seasoned flour mix by combining flour with garlic powder, paprika, sugar and pepper in a large mixing bowl. Whisk seasonings and flour to incorporate well.
  4. Slice 3/4 inch off the root end of the onion. Make 12-16 slices into the trimmed end working in a clockwise manner. Do not cut completely through the onion, leaving about an inch of uncut onion near the opposite root end. Remove about 1 inch of the center petals from each onion.
  5. Toss the onions in the seasoned flour to coat well. Peel back the petals slightly to allow the flour to reach between each petal, but do not remove.
  6. Combine remaining flour, paprika, pepper, cornstarch, salt, garlic salt and beer in a second large mixing bowl. Whisk well until smooth.
  7. Dip the floured onion in the batter. Allow excess batter to drip off the onion.
  8. Use a fryer basket to carefully place the battered onions, one at a time, into the hot oil. Cook for about 90 seconds, flip and cook for an additional 90 seconds.
  9. Transfer the onion to a plate lined with paper towel to drain.
  10. Place on a serving platter and insert the cup of dipping sauce in the center of the onion.
Cook's Notes

1 large onion usually serves about 4-6. To serve 2 people, use a small onion.

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