Beer Battered Fried Avocado Wedges with Salsa
1 cup lager beer or ale
1 cup all-purpose flour
1 1/2 teaspoons paprika
2 cloves garlic, chopped finely
Vegetable oil as needed for deep-frying
Salt, as needed
1 cup purchased salsa
To make beer batter, whisk together beer, flour, paprika and garlic until well-blended. Let stand at least two hours.
Peel avocados. Cut each into 6 wedges. Dredge wedges in reserved beer batter. Deep-fry in hot oil until golden, about 3 minutes. Repeat with remaining wedges. Serve 3 wedges with 1/4 cup salsa.
Makes 4 servings.