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Beer Battered Deep Fried Mushrooms

We love beer battered fried mushrooms!
Course Side Dish
Cuisine All-American
Keyword beer, deep fried, mushrooms
Author Lynn / Turnips 2 Tangerines


  • cast iron pot


  • 1 cup beer
  • 1 cup sifted flour
  • 1 teaspoon garlic powder
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon pepper
  • 3 to 6 cups vegetable oil
  • 8 ounces whole fresh mushrooms, rinsed and patted dry


  • Pour 3-inches of oil (or more, depending on size of pan),
  • into a large cast-iron dutch oven or large pot.
  • Heat until oil reaches about 375°
  • Meanwhile, mix beer, flour, garlic powder, salt and pepper in a large bowl.
  • Mix until smooth, well blended and free of lumps.
  • Dip mushrooms into batter and coat well.
  • Fry mushrooms in batches, in hot oil until crispy and brown. About 8 minutes.
  • Remove mushrooms from oil.
  • Drain on a plate lined with paper towels to drain off excess oil.
  • Sprinkle with salt and serve with your favorite dipping sauce.