Onion straws are an all time favorite snacks that everyone binges on at some point of time in their life. There are also many varieties of onion straws available in the market. Some of them are friend onion straws, baked onion straws, battered onion straws, beer battered onion straws etc. Each type of onion straws has a different calorie count based on the kind of preparation that has been used to make them.
But it is important to understand the calories present in onion straws so that one snacks on these in a controlled manner. This helps in keeping the total calories of 2000 per person per day that one is permitted to consume in a day under control. The calories present in onion straws in anywhere between 150 to 190 calories depending on the ingredients and preparation.
A serving size of about 85 grams of beer battered onion straws has about 190 calories present in it. Out of this the total calories from fat is 81 grams and the total lipid fat content is 9.0 grams accounting for 14% of the total calorie count. Onion straws even have saturated fat of about 1.5 grams and sodium of about 340mg which accounts for 14% and 7% respectively of the total calorie portion. Some of the other calorie additives in the onion straws are carbohydrates of 26.0 grams, dietary fiber of 4.0 grams, sugars of 3.0 grams and protein of 2.0 grams.
The carbohydrates and dietary fiber account for 9% and 16% respectively in the total portion of the beer battered onion straws. Another important ingredient that is present in these onion straws is vitamin C of about 4%. One can obtain about 190 kcal of energy by consuming the total packet of beer battered onion straws of a serving size of 85 grams.