Shrimp Tempura

2013-02-09
shrimp tempura
  • Servings : 25
  • Prep Time : 10m
  • Cook Time : 20m
  • Ready In : 30m

Shrimp Tempura.Dip-fried shrimp.Very tasty Japanese appetizer.

Ingredients

  • 1 pound (480 g) jumbo shrimps,peeled with tails left on
  • vegetable oil
  • 1 large egg,beaten
  • 1 cup cake flour
  • 5 tablespoons cornstarch,divided
  • 1¼ cups (310 ml) ice cold soda water
  • green tea salt(see recipe below)
  • Ingredients For Green Tea Salt:
  • 2 tablespoons coarse sea salt
  • 2 teaspoons loose leaf green tea

Method

Step 1

In Dutch oven,add vegetable oil to a depth of 2-inches (5 cm). Heat over medium-high heat until temperature reaches 350°F (180°C).

Step 2

In a mixing bowl,combine egg,flour and 2 tablespoons of cornstarch. Mix well.

Step 3

Add to mixture soda water. Mix until blended.

Step 4

Spread remaining 3 tablespoons of cornstarch on a plate and dredge shrimp on it. Dip shrimp in egg mixture,holding by the tail end.

Step 5

Add shrimp to hot oil in batch (6 at a time) and fry until crisp,turning once,1 minutes per side. Place cooked shrimp tempura to a paper towel-lined plate. Drain and sprinkle with green tea salt.

Step 6

Green Tea Salt: In a grinder,combine 2 tablespoons coarse sea salt and 2 teaspoons loose leaf green tea. Grind well and sprinkle over shrimp tempura.

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Comments (2)

  1. posted by Justin on September 21, 2016

    Not sure I follow the recipe. Ingredient list shows chopped onion, celery and a cup of BBQ sauce. The directions mention none of those and instead use onion soup mix and tapioca pudding. Which way is it or both? Thanks.

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    • posted by Slava Bond on September 22, 2016

      Hi,you can use both,but I prefer to use soup mix and tapioca pudding.Thanks

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