Beer lightens the batter here, making this a good appetizer to serve with your favorite ale (or more of that same beer). The cake flour gives the coating a lighter texture.

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Credit: Lisa Romerein; Styling: Dani Fisher

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total:
15 mins
Yield:
Serves 10
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Ingredients

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Directions

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  • Heat oil in a wide pot over high heat until it reaches 350° on a deep-fry thermometer. Reduce heat to low. Whisk flour, beer, salt, garlic powder, and cayenne together in a medium bowl. Working in 2 batches and using tongs, drop vegetables into batter and then into oil. Fry until golden brown, about 4 minutes. Drain on paper towels.

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  • Mix mayonnaise and mustard together and serve on the side.

  • Note: Nutritional analysis is per serving.

Nutrition Facts

198 calories; calories from fat 62%; protein 2.3g; fat 14g; saturated fat 1.7g; carbohydrates 16g; fiber 1.1g; sodium 177mg; cholesterol 3.1mg.
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