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Beer-Battered Lemon and Prawns

This beer-battered lemon and prawns are a moreish snack, perfect for the last balmy days of summer.

Prep Time

        Prep and cook time: 15 minutes
        Yield: Serves 4


Ingredients

        150ml cold beer
    •    sunflower oil, deep-dry
    •    2/3 cup (100g) self-raising flour
    •    24 large prawns, peeled (tails intact), deveined
    •    2 lemons, thinly sliced, plus extra wedges to serve


Method

  1. Place the beer and flour in a large bowl, then season and whisk to combine.
  2. Half-fill a large saucepan or deep-fryer with oil and heat to 170°C over medium heat (a cube of bread will turn golden in 60 seconds).
  3. In batches, coat prawns in batter, allowing excess to drip off, then deep-fry for 2-3 minutes until golden and crisp.
  4. Remove with a slotted spoon and drain on paper towel. Cover to keep warm.
  5. In batches, coat the lemon slices in batter, allowing excess to drip off, then deep-fry for 2-3 minutes until golden and crisp.
  6. Remove with a slotted spoon and drain on paper towel.
  7. Scatter with salt flakes and serve immediately with extra lemon wedges.


This great family recipe is thanks to delicious at https://www.delicious.com.au/recipes/beer-battered-lemon-prawns/4ede2c18-16df-4819-ae71-ac1fe3fad121?r=recipes/group/sx8icie0

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