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Beer Batter Fried Butterfly Shrimps

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Beer batter shrimp is a snacky and savory shrimp recipe that can be served as appetizers too. Coated in a mix of flour, beer and eggs, seasoned with garlic and cayenne, the shrimp is fried in hot oil. Perfected to a golden brown they can be served with a dipping sauce. great as a cocktail accompaniment too!
Ingredients
  Beer 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
  All purpose flour 1⁄3 Cup (5.33 tbs)
  Cornstarch 1⁄3 Cup (5.33 tbs)
  Egg 1
  Oil 2 Tablespoon
  Cayenne 1⁄8 Teaspoon
  Garlic powder 1⁄8 Teaspoon (For Frying)
  Medium shrimp 1 Pound, peeled and deveined
Directions

Combine beer, flour, cornstarch, egg, 2 tablespoons Oil, cayenne and garlic powder in medium mixing bowl.
Mix well.
Cover and refrigerate at least 1 hour.Heat 2 to 3 inches Oil in deep-fryer or large saucepan to 375 °F.
Dip shrimp in batter.
Fry a few shrimp at a time, 1 to 1 1/2 minutes, or until golden brown.
Drain on paper towels.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Easy
Cuisine: 
American
Course: 
Appetizer
Method: 
Fried
Ingredient: 
Shrimp

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