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Beer-Battered Shrimp with Orange Marmalade Sauce

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Category: Fish

 Ingredients List

  • 1 c Flour, sifted
  • 1 1/2 ts Hungarian paprika (not the
  • -tasteless American stuff)
  • -salt and pepper to taste
  • 1 c Beer
  • 1 lb Jumbo shrimp (16-20 per
  • -pound)
  • -flour for dredging
  • -vegetable oil for
  • -deep-frying
  • -fresh lemon juice (about 1
  • -tsp)
  • -Orange Marmalade Sauce
  • -(recipe follows)
  • -Orange slices and fresh
  • -parsley for garnish


Try the batter with mussels and oysters as well.

After sifting the flour well, combine it with the other dry ingredients.
Gradually add the beer, stirring well with a wire whisk. The consistency of
the batter should be that of rather thin pancake batter. Chill for 5-10

Shell and devein the shrimp. With a sharp knife, cut the back nearly in
half to form into a fantail shape. Sprinkle with fresh lemon juice and a
little salt. Holding the shrimp by their tails, dip them into the flour
first and then into the beer batter. Deep-fry in vegetable oil at 350
degrees. Be careful to place the shrimp one at a time into the oil so that
the do not stick together. Fry until crisp and golden brown, a few minutes
should do it. Serve with Orange Marmalade Sauce. Garnish the platter with
orange slices and fresh parsley. Serves 2-4, depending on appetites.

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