Beer-Battered Potato Wedges Recipe
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Beer-Battered Potato Wedges Recipe

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Serve these wonderful wedges just about anytime. These potatoes are really good with hamburgers. They're just like the ones served in restaurants. —Pat Miller, Lynnville, Tennessee
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 25 min. Cook: 5 min./batch
MAKES:8 servings
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 25 min. Cook: 5 min./batch
MAKES: 8 servings


  • 4 medium baking potatoes
  • 1 cup all-purpose flour
  • 1/4 cup milk
  • 1 egg
  • 1 tablespoon seasoned salt
  • 1 tablespoon canola oil
  • 1/2 teaspoon pepper
  • 1/2 cup beer or nonalcoholic beer
  • Oil for deep-fat frying
  • Sour cream, optional

Nutritional Facts

6 piece: 267 calories, 13g fat (1g saturated fat), 27mg cholesterol, 589mg sodium, 32g carbohydrate (3g sugars, 2g fiber), 5g protein .


  1. Scrub and pierce potatoes. Microwave, uncovered, on high for 10-12 minutes or just until tender, turning once.
  2. Meanwhile, in a shallow bowl, whisk the flour, milk, egg, seasoned salt, oil and pepper until smooth. Stir in beer; set aside.
  3. When potatoes are cool enough to handle, cut each into 12 wedges. In an electric skillet or deep-fat fryer, heat oil to 375°. Dip potato wedges into batter. Fry in batches for 3-4 minutes or until golden brown, turning occasionally. Drain on paper towels. Serve with sour cream if desired. Yield: 4 dozen.
Editor's Note: This recipe was tested in a 1,100-watt microwave.
Originally published as Beer-Battered Potato Wedges in Simple & Delicious May/June 2008, p51

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homemadewithlove 247204
Reviewed Apr. 17, 2016

"Good side dish with burgers, especially served with ranch dressing"

voodoowitch 102407
Reviewed May. 25, 2012

"These were really bland which is surprising with the amount of salt used & the batter was way too thick."

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