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beer battered shrimp

★★★★★ 2
a recipe by
Lee's summit, MO

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...

★★★★★ 2
serves 4
prep time 5 Min
cook time 5 Min
method Deep Fry

Ingredients For beer battered shrimp

  • 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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