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Nilasing na Hipon sa Beer Recipe

Ingredients with Measurements:
- 1 kilogram shrimp, peeled and deveined
- 2 cups beer
- 1/2 cup all-purpose flour
- 1/4 cup cornstarch
- 1 teaspoon salt
- 1/2 teaspoon black pepper
- 1/2 teaspoon garlic powder
- 1/2 teaspoon onion powder
- 1/4 teaspoon cayenne pepper
- Oil for frying

Special equipment needed:
- Deep fryer or large pot for frying
- Paper towels

Step-by-step instructions:
1. In a large bowl, combine the flour, cornstarch, salt, black pepper, garlic powder, onion powder, and cayenne pepper.
2. Pour the beer into the bowl and whisk until smooth.
3. Add the shrimp to the bowl and toss to coat.
4. Cover the bowl with plastic wrap and refrigerate for at least 30 minutes.
5. Heat the oil in a deep fryer or large pot to 375°F.
6. Remove the shrimp from the bowl and shake off any excess batter.
7. Fry the shrimp in batches for 2-3 minutes or until golden brown and crispy.
8. Use a slotted spoon to remove the shrimp from the oil and place them on a paper towel-lined plate to drain any excess oil.
9. Serve hot.

Preparation time: 45 minutes
Cooking time: 10-15 minutes
5. Temperature:
Oil temperature: 375°F
Serving size:
4-6 servings

Nutritional information:
Calories per serving: 300
Fat: 10g
Carbohydrates: 20g
Protein: 25g

Substitutions for ingredients:
- Instead of beer, you can use soda water or sparkling water.
- You can substitute the all-purpose flour with rice flour or cornmeal.

- You can add chopped fresh herbs such as parsley or cilantro to the batter for added flavor.
- You can also add grated Parmesan cheese to the batter for a cheesy twist.

Tips and tricks:
- Make sure the oil is hot enough before frying the shrimp to ensure they cook evenly and become crispy.
- Do not overcrowd the fryer or pot to prevent the shrimp from sticking together.

Storage instructions:
- Leftover shrimp can be stored in an airtight container in the refrigerator for up to 2 days.

Reheating instructions:
- To reheat the shrimp, place them on a baking sheet and bake in a preheated oven at 350°F for 5-10 minutes or until heated through.

Presentation ideas:
- Serve the shrimp on a platter with lemon wedges and a dipping sauce such as tartar sauce or cocktail sauce.

- Garnish the shrimp with chopped fresh herbs such as parsley or cilantro.

- Serve the shrimp with a cold beer or a glass of white wine.

Suggested side dishes:
- Serve the shrimp with french fries or a side salad.

Troubleshooting advice:
- If the batter is too thick, add a little more beer to thin it out.
- If the shrimp are not crispy enough, increase the cooking time by 1-2 minutes.

Food safety advice:
- Make sure the shrimp are fully cooked before serving.
- Use a thermometer to check the oil temperature to prevent oil from overheating and causing a fire.

Food history:
- Nilasing na Hipon sa Beer is a popular Filipino dish that originated in the Visayas region.

Flavor profiles:
- The dish has a crispy and crunchy texture with a savory and slightly sweet flavor from the beer batter.

Serving suggestions:
- Serve the shrimp as an appetizer or as a main course with rice.

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Region: Philippine

Taste: Spicy, Tangy, Savory, Beer, Beer-Infused