'Beer Battered Fried Shrimp'
Source: Adapted from My Favorite Things
1 quart vegetable oil for frying
1 pound shrimp, peeled, deveined and tails removed
salt and pepper to taste
1 cup all-purpose flour
2 tablespoons garlic powder
2 tablespoons paprika
2 teaspoons salt
2 teaspoons ground black pepper
1 egg, beaten
1 can or bottle beer (12 oz)
1. Heat oil in a deep fryer to 365 degrees. Rinse shrimp, pat dry, and season with salt and pepper.
2. In a large bowl combine flour, garlic powder, paprika, 2 teaspoons salt, and 2 teaspoons pepper. Stir beaten egg into dry ingredients. Slowly mix in beer until a thin batter is formed.
3. Dip shrimp into the batter, then drop one at a time into hot oil. Fry shrimp, turning once, until both sides are golden brown. Drain on paper towels, and serve warm.
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