Beer Battered Shrimp



I found this recipe in a book from 1983 from the Clinton House Inn in New York! You can use this batter for fish filets also, and it is to be served with Orange Horseradish Sauce...


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5 Min
5 Min
Deep Fry


  • 20
    large shrimp
  • 3 c
  • 2 c
  • 2 Tbsp
    baking powder
  • 1/2 c
  • 2 Tbsp
  • ·
    salt and pepper to taste
  • ·
    orange horseradish sauce:
  • 1 c
    orange marmalade
  • 1/4 c
  • 1/4 c
  • 1 tsp
  • ·
    horseradish to taste

How to Make Beer Battered Shrimp


  1. Remove shells from shrimp, leaving tails on. Remove the vein from the back of shrimp with paring knife.
  2. Place beer in mixing bowl. Add baking powder, cornstarch, salt, pepper, and paprika. Whip until disolved.
  3. Add 2 cups flour while whipping until the consistency of pancake flour.
  4. Prheat deep fryer to 350* Dust shrimp in flour and then dip into batter. Drop in deep fryer for about 4 minutes. Serve with Horseradish sauce.
  5. Orange Horseradish Sauce: Mix all the ingredients except horseradish together, then add horseradish to taste. Chill well... Enjoy!!

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About Beer Battered Shrimp

Course/Dish: Fish Seafood
Main Ingredient: Fish
Regional Style: American
Other Tag: Quick & Easy

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