Frying foods outdoors is a great way to create tasty cuisine without stinking up the house. From fried fish or fried shrimp to fresh vegetables, this method of cooking, in moderation, can kick any meal up a notch or two.
When frying for friends or small groups, Beer Batter Shrimp Tempura always satisfies, with almost everyone asking for the recipe.
The simple instructions for Beer Batter Shrimp Tempura is so easy, anyone can do it. Combine that with a FireDisc Cookers setup, and you’re good to go.
Be sure to hit your local market for fresh shrimp (Gulf shrimp, preferred) for this recipe, as frozen shrimp doesn’t always perform well.
This dish is great as a standalone with cole slaw or salad, and is even better on a soft taco.
Beer Batter Shrimp Tempura
- 3⁄4 cup light beer (golden)
- 3⁄4 cup rice flour
- 3⁄4 teaspoon sea salt
- 1⁄2 teaspoon cayenne pepper
- 1⁄2 teaspoon white pepper
- 1 teaspoon garlic powder
- peanut oil
- sliced jalapeños
- sea salt to top
- In a medium-sized bowl, whisk ice-cold beer with rice flour until very smooth and all lumps have been creamed to create tempura batter.
- Add salt, garlic powder and pepper.
- Let stand at room temperature for 8-10 minutes.
- Heat peanut oil in FireDisc to 375 degrees.
- Dredge the shrimp into the batter coating completely, letting any excess drip back into bowl.
- Deep fry turning once until the shrimp floats and is golden crispy.
- Transfer to a pan lined with paper towels and let stand for five minutes.
- Season with sea salt.
- Serve with spicy cole slaw.