Beer-Battered Jalapeño Bites

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Beer-Battered Jalapeño Bites
  • Prep 20 min
  • Total 20 min
  • Servings 8

Beer and spice and everything nice make these peppery bites utterly delicious. Serve with ranch dressing on the side for a cooling dip.

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Created May 15, 2012
Gold Medal Flour
Make with
Gold Medal Flour


  • 2
    cups Gold Medal™ all-purpose flour
  • 3
    teaspoons baking powder
  • 1
    teaspoon table salt
  • 1
    bottle or can (12 oz) dark beer, chilled
  • Vegetable oil for deep frying
  • 10
    medium to large jalapeño chiles, cut into 1/4-inch rings
  • Coarse sea salt, if desired
  • 1
    cup ranch dressing


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  • 1
    In medium bowl, mix flour, baking powder, table salt and beer with whisk until smooth.
  • 2
    In 5-quart Dutch oven or heavy saucepan, heat 2 to 3 inches oil to 350°F. Working in small batches, dip jalapeño slices in batter. Fry in hot oil about 2 minutes or until golden brown. Drain on paper towels; sprinkle with sea salt.
  • 3
    Serve fried jalapeño bites warm with ranch dressing.

  • Instead of ranch dressing, serve the bites with mayonnaise mixed with lemon or lime juice.
  • Club soda or seltzer water can be used in place of the beer for a nonalcoholic version.

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