Shrimp Fritters

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Ingredients

  • 6 cups water
  • 1 pound unpeeled, medium-size fresh shrimp
  • 1 cup all-purpose flour
  • 1 teaspoon baking powder
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 1 teaspoon pepper
  • 2 large eggs
  • 1/4 cup light or dark beer
  • 1 medium onion, minced
  • 1 jalapeño pepper, seeded and minced
  • 4 garlic cloves, minced
  • 1/2 teaspoon dried thyme
  • Vegetable oil

Preparation

  1. Bring 6 cups water to a boil; add shrimp, and cook 3 to 5 minutes or just until shrimp turn pink. Drain and rinse with cold water. Chill.
  2. Peel shrimp, and devein, if desired. Coarsely chop shrimp.
  3. Beat flour and next 5 ingredients at medium speed with an electric mixer until smooth. Stir in shrimp, onion, and next 3 ingredients. Cover and chill 2 hours.
  4. Pour oil to a depth of 5 inches into a Dutch oven; heat to 375°. Drop batter by rounded tablespoonfuls, and fry, in batches, 5 minutes or until golden. Drain fritters on paper towels.
  5. Note: For testing purposes only, we used Honey Brown beer.
  6. Pineapple Fritters: Substitute 1 (8-ounce) can pineapple chunks, drained and coarsely chopped, for shrimp. Omit onion, jalapeño, garlic, and thyme. Proceed as directed.
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