WATCH: How to Make Nilasing na Hipon (Fried Shrimp Marinated in Beer)

This shrimp dish can be both appetizer and main dish!



Shrimp is marinated in beer (you may also use wine or vodka!) and is lightly coated before deep-frying the shrimp to a nice golden color. This is a popular appetizer but it works well as a main dish, too. It's usually eaten with vinegar on the side as a dipping sauce. 


Nilasing na Hipon Recipe


Prep time 20 minutes
Cooking time 20 minutes
Serves 4

1/2 kilograms shrimp
1 can (330ml) beer of choice
1 cup flour
1/4 cup cornstarch
Salt and pepper, to taste
1 tablespoon garlic salt
Chili flakes, to taste (optional)
Oil for frying


1 In a large bowl, place shrimp and season with salt and pepper, garlic salt and chili flakes then mix well. Add beer and marinate for 15 minutes.


2 In a separate bowl, mix together: flour, cornstarch, salt, pepper, and garlic powder.


3 Heat oil in pot over medium high heat. Dip shrimp in the flour mixture. Deep fry shrimps for about 3-5 minutes. Drain on paper towels and serve warm.


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