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Minnesota Cooking: Beer Battering Your Deep Fried Foods

Updated on February 3, 2017

Coating

There isn't much to it. I used Fry Magic, a seasoned coating mix, and beer. No measuring, just put some in a cereal bowl, add enough beer to make a wet sludge and you're ready to coat whatever it is that you intend to deep fry.

Today was fresh mushroom stems. My brother in law had dropped off several bags of mushroom stems and we washed up a bowlful and cooked them up. They were delightful!

Rinse Mushrooms in Colander

In the Midst

In the middle of cooking the mushrooms, I pulled a hamburger pickle out of the jar and coated it and fried it. Yep. The coating was amazing and the pickle was delicious!

Same process:

No need to dry off your mushrooms, Just wash them in a colander, shake off excess moisture and first, coat with dry Fry Magic. Then, roll around in the beer batter mix.

Drop gently into your deep fryer and cook until the outsides are a rusty brown color. Drain and place on an absorbent surface. We generally put a baking sheet on the counter and cover with a couple paper towels. The paper towels seem to work well in pulling the extra oil from the batter.

Then, eat as it is, or dip in your favorite sauce. Ketchup, Buffalo Wing Sauce, miracle whip, or maybe even a Nacho Cheese sauce.

Simple, Pre-Sliced Pickles

Pickle - Just for Fun

This was the pickle slice that I fried.
This was the pickle slice that I fried.

Shake in Dish Filled With Fry Magic to Coat

Coated With Fry Magic- Ready to Place in Beer Batter

Evenly Coat With Beer Batter

Gently Lower Into Hot Oil

Cook to a Rusty Tan Color

Rapid Boiling is Natural

Instructions

  1. Place Fry Magic in a bowl or plastic box with lid. Place slightly wet mushrooms in on top of Fry Magic. Shake to coat the mushrooms evenly.This ensures that your beer batter will stick to the mushroom.
  2. In a second bowl, mix Fry Magic and enough of one can of beer to make a thick sludge. Place your mushroom in batter and roll it around to coat evenly.
  3. Gently use a fork to lift the mushroom and lower it into the hot deep fryer oil. Let deep fry for 4 minutes or until a rusty brown color.
  4. Remove fryer from oil and dump out mushrooms onto a paper towel covered pan. Let cool slightly and eat.
5 stars from 1 rating of Beer Battered Foods

Cook Time

Prep time: 10 min
Cook time: 4 min
Ready in: 14 min
Yields: 10 per person

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    • Larry Rankin profile image

      Larry Rankin 

      20 months ago from Oklahoma

      Is there anything beer can't do:-) great read.

    • firstcookbooklady profile imageAUTHOR

      Char Milbrett 

      20 months ago from Minnesota

      There is a Bar and Grill that serves Wine Battered Cod every Friday night. That is good, too!

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      Louise Powles 

      20 months ago from Norfolk, England

      How interesting. I've never tried beer batter before. I love the pictures and the recipe looks easy. Thank you. =)

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