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    Beer-Battered Shrimp

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    Total Time:

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    Cook Time:

    2 hrs 2 mins

    2 hrs

    2 mins

    Kittencalskitchen's Note:

    Plan ahead the beer batter needs to sit for 2 hours at room temperature before using. This recipe makes 1-1/2 pounds of shrimp double the batter recipe if you are planning to make a larger amount. You can store the used shortening for future use.

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    Ingredients:

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    Directions:

    1. 1
      In a medium bowl whisk together 3/4 cup flour, 3/4 cup room temperature beer and 2 unbeaten egg whites until smooth.
    2. 2
      Cover and let stand at room temperature for 2 hours.
    3. 3
      After 2 hours, set oven to 250°F (to keep the shrimp warm after you have fried them).
    4. 4
      In a large bowl beat the remaining 2 egg whites until soft peaks form.
    5. 5
      STIR in about 1/3 of the egg white batter into the beer batter, then fold in the remaining egg whites.
    6. 6
      Melt the shortening to 375°F in a heavy large pot or a deep fryer.
    7. 7
      Meanwhile place 1 cup flour into a pie dish.
    8. 8
      Working in batches, coat the shrimp with flour (shake off any excess flour).
    9. 9
      Holding the shrimp by the tail, dip into batter until well coated.
    10. 10
      Carefully lower the shrimp a few at a time into hot shortening.
    11. 11
      Fry until golden brown and cooked through (about 1 minute per side).
    12. 12
      Using tongs transfer the cooked shrimp to a oven-proof baking sheet and keep warm in the preheated oven while cooking the remaining shrimp.
    13. 13
      Serve with tartar sauce.

    Ratings & Reviews:

    • on February 11, 2009

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    Nutritional Facts for Beer-Battered Shrimp

    Serving Size: 1 (1222 g)

    Servings Per Recipe: 1

    Amount Per Serving
    % Daily Value
    Calories 1109.7
     
    Calories from Fat 85
    66%
    Total Fat 9.4 g
    14%
    Saturated Fat 1.7 g
    8%
    Cholesterol 691.2 mg
    230%
    Sodium 2764.6 mg
    115%
    Total Carbohydrate 120.2 g
    40%
    Dietary Fiber 3.9 g
    15%
    Sugars 1.0 g
    4%
    Protein 117.5 g
    235%

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