The Great Beer Battered Shrimp and Dip Duet

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Ingredients (13)

  • 2 cups all purpose flour
  • 2 teaspoons baking powder
  • 2 teaspoons orange zest
  • ½ teaspoon ground pepper
  • 1 egg
  • 1 ¾ cups Blue Moon Belgian White
  • 2 pounds shelled and deveined raw shrimp
  • Vegetable oil for deep frying
  • 1 cup Greek style plain yogurt
  • ¼ cup catsup
  • 1 tablespoon Dijon mustard
  • 1 tablespoon orange juice
  • 1 teaspoon prepared horseradish

The citrus note of the beer and the orange zest give a new zing to fried shrimp

Instructions

  1. 1Combine flour, baking powder, 1 teaspoon of the orange zest and pepper.
    Thoroughly beat egg, and blend in 1 ½ cup Blue Moon Belgian White.
    Sprinkle flour mixt over beer mixture and beat just until flour is moistened (there will still be small lumps) Do not over-mix.
  1. 1Wash and pat dry shrimp. Dip shrimp into batter.
    Fry a few shrimp at a time in hot (375 degree) oil for 3 – 4 minutes or until golden. Drain.
  1. 1Whisk together remaining teaspoon of orange zest, remaining ¼ cup of Blue Moon Belgian White, yogurt, catsup, mustard, orange juice and horseradish.
  1. 1Serve fried shrimp with dip.
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