Beer Batter for Deep Fried Veggies 'n' Things

Total Time
Prep 15 mins
Cook 20 mins

I developed this recipe in 1982 and published it in my cookbook in 1996. It has been a favorite with many who have tried it.

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. In a deep fryer, add oil as per directions for your deep fryer and heat to 375°F.
  2. In a large mixing bowl, add onion soup mix, flour, baking powder, eggs and mustard and whisk until smooth and well blended.
  3. Add beer and mix with a spoon to blend.
  4. Let batter rest for about 10 minutes before using.
  5. Prepare vegetables, rinse and pat dry with paper towels.
  6. Dip veggies into batter, drop into hot oil in batches and deep fry until golden brown, turning at least once.
  7. When done, remove and place on paper towelling to absorb excess oil.
  8. Serve hot with your favorite dipping sauce or Uncle Bill's Garden Dip.


Most Helpful

I thought this was a good recipe. I spiced it up a little with cajun seasoning and paprika. But other then that it was good. I doubled the recipe and used it for shrimp and veggies. I used a deep fryer and thought it was great Thanks for a great recipe.

hope2day November 27, 2005

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