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Beer Battered Deep Fried Mushrooms Recipe for Two

Beer Battered Deep Fried Mushrooms

These Beer Battered Deep Fried Mushrooms are fried to a crispy golden brown with the perfect beer batter coating over delicious whole button mushrooms. 

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This recipe makes a small batch just right for 2 people. It makes a great homemade appetizer or side dish to your favorite burger or sandwich.

How to make Beer Battered Deep Fried Mushrooms:

Gently brush off any dirt from the mushrooms.

Beat the egg well. Add black pepper, baking powder, oil, and seasoning salt and mix well.

egg, pepper, baking powder, oil, and seasoned salt whisked in a bowl

Pour in the beer and add the flour and mix thoroughly. Let it rest for about 5 minutes.

beer batter whisked in a bowl
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Heat the oil to approximately 375 degrees F (190 C} in a deep fryer.  Click for a deep fryer.

Dip a few mushrooms into the batter, allow excess batter to drip off.

mushrooms floating in beer batter

Carefully add some mushrooms to the hot oil. Leave plenty of room, don’t crowd the cooking process.

Let cook, attended, until puffed and golden, about 5 minutes. Use a wooden spoon or tongs to turn them over half way through cooking.

beer batter coated mushrooms frying in deep fryer

Immediately drain the mushrooms on paper towel.

deep fried beer battered mushrooms draining on paper towel

Repeat with all mushrooms, giving a few minutes in between batches to allow oil to reach proper temperature again.

Serve warm with Ranch dressing, Thousand Island dressing, Blue Cheese dressing, or your favorite dipping sauce.

Beer Battered Deep Fried Mushrooms Recipe for Two

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Yield: Serves 2

Beer Battered Deep Fried Mushrooms

Beer Battered Deep Fried Mushrooms Recipe serves 2

These Beer Battered Deep Fried Mushrooms are fried to a crispy golden brown with the perfect beer batter coating over delicious whole button mushrooms.

Prep Time 5 minutes
Cook Time 5 minutes
Rest 5 minutes
Total Time 15 minutes

Ingredients

  • 8 ounces whole button mushrooms
  • Vegetable oil for frying
  • 1 egg
  • 2/3 cup flour
  • Pinch black pepper
  • 1/2 teaspoon baking powder
  • 1/2 tablespoon oil
  • 1/2 teaspoon seasoning salt
  • 1/2 cup beer
  • Your favorite dipping sauce or dressing

Instructions

  1. Gently brush off any dirt from the mushrooms.
  2. Beat the egg well. Add black pepper, baking powder, oil, and seasoning salt and mix well.
  3. Pour in the beer and add the flour and mix thoroughly. Let it rest for about 5 minutes.
  4. Heat the oil to approximately 375 degrees F (190 C} in a deep fryer. Click for a deep fryer.
  5. Dip a few mushrooms into the batter, allow excess batter to drip off.
  6. Carefully add some mushrooms to the hot oil. Leave plenty of room, don't crowd the cooking process.
  7. Let cook, attended, until puffed and golden, about 5 minutes. Use a wooden spoon or tongs to turn them over half way through cooking.
  8. Immediately drain the mushrooms on paper towel.
  9. Repeat with all mushrooms, giving a few minutes in between batches to allow oil to reach proper temperature again.
  10. Serve warm with Ranch dressing, Thousand Island dressing, Blue Cheese dressing, or your favorite dipping sauce.

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Nutrition Information:

Yield:

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Amount Per Serving: Calories: 318Saturated Fat: 1gCholesterol: 81mgSodium: 622mgCarbohydrates: 37gFiber: 2gSugar: 2gProtein: 10g
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Nikki Krakauer

Monday 29th of June 2020

Does it have to be beer? Would club soda work? I don’t drink, my kids drink wine, & (for some crazy reason) you can’t buy sing beers in my state!

Zona

Tuesday 30th of June 2020

Hi Nikki, yes club soda will work in place of the beer. Enjoy :)

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