Recipe: Shiner Beer Battered Cheeseburger

David shares an insane deep-fried cheeseburger recipe

Shiner beer battered cheeseburger (Copyright 2022 by KSAT - All rights reserved.)

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This Shiner beer-battered cheese burger is an over-the-top way of preparing an American classic.


Beer Batter

  • 12oz Shiner Bock Beer
  • AP Flour
  • Fiesta Uncle Chris Seasoning
  • Mix flour and beer with seasoning until you get a pancake-like batter texture

Deep-Fried Cheeseburger


  • Chuck Meat Patties
  • American Cheese
  • Yellow Onion
  • Martin Burger Rolls
  • Mustard
  • Pickles
  • Fiesta Uncle Chris Seasoning
  • Salt
  • Russet Potatoes
  • AP Flour


  • On a preheated grill, cook the burgers seasoned with Fiesta Uncle Chris Seasoning and chopped pieces of yellow onion
  • Flip the burger patties and add a slice of American cheese and an onion ring
  • Add a second slice of cheese and put the patties on a tray with parchment paper before they’re done cooking
  • Place the tray in a freezer until fully frozen
  • Once frozen - put the patties in a seasoned flour mixture then dip in beer batter
  • Fry the patties until they achieve a deep, golden brown color
  • Remove the patties and place them on a toasted Martin’s roll with mustard, pickles and an extra slice of cheese.
  • Enjoy!


  • In a bowl, add thin, fry-shaped slices of a peeled potato with water and salt - let sit in the solution until the burgers are frozen
  • Once the burgers are fully frozen, the fries are ready to fry - place them in a 360F oil until golden brown
  • ENJOY!

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Benjamin Garison is a producer, videographer, and editor for the top-rated food and travel show in Central and South Texas, Texas Eats with David Elder. Ben joined the Texas Eats team in the fall of 2020.

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