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Grand Central Oyster Bar Beer Battered Shrimp

This makes a wonderful batter. We have tried the batter with Onion Rings, and Mushrooms. It quickly has become a favorite batter of ours.

fried shrimp on a plate

Grand Central Oyster Bar Beer Battered Shrimp

Grand Central Oyster Bar Beer Battered Shrimp

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  • Recipe Type: Appetizer Recipe, Copycat Restaurant Recipes, CopyKat Recipes, Seafood Recipes
  • Prep time: 10 minutes
  • Cook time: 10 minutes
  • Serves: 4
Grand Central Oyster Bar Beer Battered Shrimp

This is a great batter for shrimp or fish!


  • 2 Eggs separated
  • 3/4 cup Beer
  • 1 tablespoon Corn Oil
  • 1 cup sifted Flour
  • 1 tablespoon Soy Sauce
  • 2 pounds Shrimp, shelled, deveined
  • 3/4 - 1 cup Flour for dripping Shrimp
  • Corn Oil for Frying Shrimp


Peel and devein shrimp, be sure to leave their tails on. Separate eggs and set whites aside for later use. Whisk egg yolks, beer, 1 tablespoon corn oil, and soy sauce in a bowl. Blend well until smooth. Beat egg whites until stiff and fold into batter. Hold shrimp by their tails and dip into flour and then into the egg batter, coating well. Heat oil for frying make sure it is 375 degrees, you can use a heavy deep skillet, or a Dutch oven. Fry shrimp a few at a time, until golden brown, about 3 or 4 minutes. DO NOT OVERCOOK !! Drain on paper towels. Serve hot and with your favorite tarter sauce or cocktail sauce.

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  • Liz Nelson

    I used this recipe for our family reunion. Everyone loved it! They all requested the recipe!