The Eat Food NOT Money Cookbook

Beer battered fish or shrimp

Crunchy and delicious.

What you’ll need:

Oil for frying
1 lb fish fillet or 1 lb shrimp, peeled and deveined
3 – 4 Tbl biscuit mix
1 c biscuit mix
½ c beer
1 egg
½ tsp salt

Pour oil 1 ½ inches deep in a heavy saucepan or deep fryer. Heat. Lightly coat fish with the 3 – 4 Tbl biscuit mix. In a large bowl, mix remaining ingredients until smooth. If batter is too thick, stir in additional beer, 1 Tbl at a time, until desired consistency. Dip fish or shrimp into batter, letting excess drip into bowl. Fry fish about 2 minutes on each side or until golden brown. Drain on paper towel lined plate. Serve hot with tartar sauce if desired.

Cost:
fish fillets – $2.75
biscuit mix – $3.00
beer – $1.00
eggs – $1.09/ dozen
Total – $4.09

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December 26, 2008 - Posted by | -contains alcohol, -fish, -shrimp, MAIN DISHES, SEAFOOD/FISH | , , , ,

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