Fried capers are a fantastic, salty accompaniment to these crisp, beer-battered tilapia fillets. Slideshow:  Cooking with Beer Recipes 

Emily Farris
May 2014

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Recipe Summary

total:
25 mins
Yield:
4
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Ingredients

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Directions

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  • In a large saucepan or Dutch oven, heat the canola oil to 350º. Meanwhile, in a large mixing bowl, whisk together the flour, baking powder and Old Bay. Whisk in the beer, adding additional water if needed.

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  • Dust the tilapia with the cornstarch and dredge through the beer batter. Gently place in the oil and fry until golden brown, about five minutes. Transfer to a paper-towel lined baking sheet and season with salt.

  • Dust capers with cornstarch and fry for two minutes. Transfer to the baking sheet. Serve tilapia and capers with lemon halves.

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