Storing fried onions

I made fried onions to go on my green bean casserole. Both the recipe I used and another, similar one say to store them in air-tight containers. Neither one mentions if they should be stored in the fridge or at room temp. Any suggestions?

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darksideofthespoon November 21, 2012
Room temp, for sure. Also if you're using them within the day I wouldn't bother keeping them in an air tight container. Resto I used to work at used fried shallots on all their salads and they kept the best this way.
 
Merrill S. November 21, 2012
You may have already put them in the fridge, but I agree with FutureChef -- I think they would hold up best stored at room temp.
 
FutureChef November 21, 2012
I wouldn't store in a fridge. Once cool, I would store with some sort of desiccant or at least paper towels in an airtight container.
 
Sue A. November 21, 2012
I would wait until they are all the way cool & then store in an airtight container in the refrigerator. Make sure they are cool or they will develop condensation and get soggy.
 
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