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All Recipes, Tapas / July 21, 2020

AMAZING Beer Battered Potatoes | Easy & Delicious Recipe

Ready for the best potatoes ever? These AMAZING Beer Battered Potatoes are just that. Made with the most basic ingredients, easy to make and the flavors are out of this world good.

In this recipe, we´re going to treat the humble potato as a main ingredient. First baking them and then frying them in some beer batter. The result is a crunchy potato with a soft interior. This is seriously what amazing food is all about.

To make this recipe, I used yukon gold potatoes, but you can use any potatoes you like. I also left the skins on the potatoes, as it gives them a beautiful rustic flavor and texture.

TIPS & TRICKS to make this Recipe: I baked my potatoes for 21 to 22 minutes with the bake and broil option (top + bottom heat). If your oven can´t don both functions at the same time, just bake them for an extra 5 minutes. I also used sunflower oil to fry the potatoes with the batter. But you can use any mild vegetable oil, such as canola oil.

Key Ingredients & Cookware I used in this Recipe:

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AMAZING Beer Battered Potatoes

Course Appetizer, Side Dish
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 35 minutes
Servings 4
Author Albert Bevia @ Spain on a Fork



  • 2 yukon gold potatoes
  • 1 tbsp extra virgin olive oil 15 ml
  • pinch sea salt
  • dash freshly cracked black pepper


  • 1 cup all-purpose flour 120 grams
  • 1 tsp baking powder 4 grams
  • 1/2 tsp sweet smoked Spanish paprika 1.15 grams
  • 1 tsp garlic powder 3.28 grams
  • 1/2 tsp sea salt 2.46 grams
  • 1/8 tsp freshly cracked black pepper .29 grams
  • 1/2 cup beer at room temperature 118 ml
  • 1/2 cup water 118 ml


  • 1/2 cup sunflower oil 118 ml
  • 1/2 cup all-purpose flour 64 grams
  • handful freshly chopped parsley


  1. Wash and pat dry 2 yukon gold potatoes, cut each potato into rounds that are between 1/2 inch to 1/4 inch thick (1.27 cm to .63 cm), add the slices of potato into a baking tray lined with parchment paper, making sure they are all in a single layer, brush a kiss of extra virgin olive oil on the potatoes and season with sea salt & black pepper, add into a preheated oven, bake + broil option 250 C - 475 F, after 21 to 22 minutes remove the potatoes from the oven and set aside

  2. To make the beer batter add 1 cup of all-purpose flour into a large bowl, along with 1 tsp of baking powder, a generous 1/2 tsp of sweet smoked paprika, 1 tsp garlic powder, 1/2 tsp sea salt and 1/8 tsp freshly cracked black pepper, mix the dry ingredients together, then add in 1/2 cup beer at room temperature and 1/2 cup water, whisk together until well combined

  3. To coat the potatoes, first dust them off in some all-purpose flour and then into the beer batter, as you coat each potato leave them in the bowl with the batter so they don´t lose any of the batter

  4. Heat a large fry pan with a medium heat and add in 1/2 cup of sunflower oil, after 4 minutes start adding the coated potatoes into the pan, make sure they are in a single layer, cook in batches, after 1 minute flip the potatoes to fry the other side, after another minute remove from the pan and transfer to a dish with paper towels, continue to cook in batches until done

  5. Transfer the potatoes into a serving dish and sprinkle with freshly chopped parsley, enjoy!

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  1. Donna Lynn Chick

    I’m making these potatoes tonight . Can’t wait to try them. They sound awesome

    04 . Jul . 2023
    • Spain on a Fork

      Hope you enjoy! Much love 🙂

      06 . Jul . 2023
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