Tiny #Kitchen, #Culinary Mission: #Beer #Batter

Beer Batter

A good beer batter can immensely improve the flavor of food you might make when frying. There isn’t anything particularly challenging with making a beer batter – it mostly has to do with getting ratios correct and using a decent, dark, high gravity beer. For this one, we opted for a good scotch ale. Once you have your batter, you can dip most anything into it and fry in hot oil.

Prep time: 5 minutes

Cook time: 0 minutes

Total time: 5 minutes

Yield: 4 servings

Ingredients

  • 8 oz all purpose flour
  • 2 tbsp baking soda
  • 1 tsp salt
  • 1/2 tsp black pepper
  • 1 large egg
  • 12 oz dark beer

Instructions

  1. Add all the ingredients (everything except the egg and beer) to a large bowl, and mix well.IMG_20140912_213508
  2. Make space for the egg, then crack it in and lightly beat it in that area. Stir the egg in to the dry mix.IMG_20140912_214159
  3. Add the beer, being careful not to pour too quickly and get too much foam. Stir in until you end up with a beer batter dough.IMG_20140912_214847
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