Shrimp Tempura

By : | 2 Comments | On : February 9, 2013 | Category : Appetizers, Shrimps

shrimp tempura 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 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

Directions :

  1. In Dutch oven,add vegetable oil to a depth of 2-inches(5 cm).
  2. Heat over medium-high heat until temperature reaches 350°F(180°C).
  3. In a mixing bowl,combine egg,flour and 2 tablespoons of cornstarch.Mix well.
  4. Add to mixture soda water and mix until blended.
  5. Spread remaining 3 tablespoons of cornstarch on a plate and dredge shrimp on it.
  6. Dip shrimp in egg mixture,holding by the tail end.
  7. Add shrimp to hot oil in batch(6 at a time) and fry until crisp,turning once,1 minutes per side.
  8. Place cooked shrimp tempura to a paper towel-lined plate.
  9. Drain and sprinkle with green tea salt.

Green Tea Salt

  1. In a grinder,combine 2 tablespoons coarse sea salt and 2 teaspoons loose leaf green tea.
  2. Grind well and sprinkle over shrimp tempura.
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Comments (2)

  1. posted by Carla Peterson on September 22, 2013

    What is soda water?
    Is that water with baking soda in it? If so how much
    Or is it like soda pop?
    I am referring to Tempura Shrimp.

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    • posted by Slava Bond on September 22, 2013

      Hello,sorry for misunderstanding.This is soda pop.You can use sparkling mineral water as a replacement.

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