This week's "Meatless Monday" Recipe of the Week is Beer-Battered Portabella Strips with Spicy Dipping Sauce. Meat, what meat? You'll never miss it with this week's recipe! Beer - Battered Portabella Mushrooms along with a Spicy Dipping Sauce. You can find this recipe at one of my favorite recipe sites, CooksRecipes. The Cooks site has recipes that will please all tastes and cuisines. Enjoy and Eat Healthy! http://www.cooksrecipes.com/index.html
Beer-Battered Portabella Strips with Spicy Dipping Sauce
3 cups beer or ale
1 1/2 quarts mayonnaise
1 tablespoon plus 1 teaspoon lemon zest
3 tablespoons lemon juice
1/4 cup chopped cilantro
1/4 teaspoon cayenne pepper
24 Portabella mushrooms, slice about 3/8-inch thick (about 2.5 ounces each; stems reserved for other use)
Lemon zest, for garnish as needed
1 - Whisk together beer and flour; let sit at least 2 hour
2 - To make sauce, mix mayonnaise, zest, lemon juice, cilantro and cayenne pepper until well combined; reserve.
3 - Dip Portabella strips into reserved beer batter.
4 - Deep fry until crisp and golden brown, about 3 minutes.
5 - Serve with 1/4 cup Spicy Sauce on the side. Garnish with lemon zest, if desired.
Makes 24 servings.