• 2 egg whites
  • 1 C flour
  • 1/2 tsp salt
  • 2 tsp canola (or vegetable) oil
  • 1 C beer


  1. In a small bowl, beat egg whites until stiff – set aside.
  2. In medium mixing bowl, combine flour, salt, and oil
  3. Pour in beer and whisk until just smooth
  4. Fold in egg whites
  5. Wipe dry your fish or shrimp
  6. Dredge fish (3″ square pieces, no more than 1″ thick)  or shrimp in beer batter and fry in 1″ oil at 350 degrees until golden brown


  1. You can also use this same batter for mushrooms, onion rings, zucchini or fresh green beans