Beer Battered Fried Veggies

 

Ingredients:

3

Cups

Assorted Vegetables Such As: Onion Rings, Zucchini, Broccoli, Cauliflower, Eggplant, Sweet Peppers, Asparagus ,Cut Into Thin Slices Or Whole Mushrooms

1

Cup

All-Purpose Flour

1

Tsp

Salt

1

Tbl

Lemon Peel, Grated

Tsp

Black Pepper

1

Cup

Lager Or Ale (Poured Slowly, Do Not Measure Foam)

4

Cups

Vegetable Oil For Frying

Dipping sauce:

Cup

Mayonnaise

1

Tsp

Lemon Juice

Tsp

Lemon Peel, Grated

Tsp

Black Pepper

 

 

 

 

 

Prepared Dressing Such As Blue Cheese, Thousand Island Or Chipotle May Be Used For Dipping As Well

Directions:

Dipping sauce: If using stir together mayonnaise, lemon juice, lemon zest and pepper in a small bowl. Chill, covered, until ready to use.

Batter for Veggie frying: Whisk together flour, salt, lemon zest, and pepper in a bowl until combined, add beer, whisking until smooth.

Heat the oil in a 3-4 quart saucepan or fryer until hot, about 375.

Submerge veggies of choice in batter until coated. Gently shake or drag across rim to remove excess batter, transfer to hot oil to fry, about 6-8 pieces at a time, stirring gently to prevent sticking together. Cook until golden brown, remove to a paper towel with a slotted spoon to drain.

Serve with dipping sauces of choice.

 

Yields

8-10 servings

 

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