smokehouse Finger Steak bites

Tender and smoky beef brisket burnt ends coated in a pale ale batter and fried until golden. Served with dipping sides of sweet & tangy BBQ sauce and spicy ranch. This recipe is scaled for 24 servings.


Items needed

  • 12 Cups Self-Rising Flour
  • 3/8 Cup Steakhouse Seasoning
  • 12 Cups Pale Ale Beer
  • 120 Pieces Beef Brisket Burnt Ends, fully cooked and cooled
  • 6 Teaspoons Kosher Salt

Dipping Sauces

  • 3 Cups Carolina Gold BBQ Sauce
  • 3 Cups Spicy Ranch Dressing

  • Fryer Oil

  • Fryer
  • Parchment Paper
  • Sheet Pan


  1.  In a mixing bowl, whisk together self-rising flour, steakhouse seasoning, and pale ale beer. 
  2. Coat beef burnt ends in batter and deep fry for 2-3 minutes, until batter crisps and becomes golden brown.
  3. Transfer fried finger steak bites to a paper towel lined sheet and season with salt.
  4. Serve hot with a dipping side sauces.