Beer Batter For Vegetables

BEER BATTER FOR VEGETABLES
MAKES 2 CUPS

1 cup flour
3/4 teaspoon salt
1/4 teaspoon pepper
6 ounces beer
2 tablespoons melted butter
2 eggs, separated

Combine flour, salt, pepper in mixing bowl. In smaller bowl beat egg yolks until light, add beer and stir in dry ingredients (stir only until moistened). Stir in butter. Let stand at room temperature about 1 hour.

Beat egg whites until stiff and gently fold in batter. Dust seafood and vegetables with flour, then dip into batter. Fry at 375 degrees about 3 to 6 minutes. Turn only once. Drain on paper towel. Caution - Don’t try to fry too many pieces at a time.