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    Tempura. Photo by Luschka

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    20 mins

    10 mins

    10 mins

    MizzNezz's Note:

    This is a great party dish. Everyone can pick their favorite. Fun and delicious. Sometimes I even add fruit pieces.

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    • 3 egg yolks
    • 473.18 ml very cold water
    • 591.47 ml flour
    • oil (for frying)


    1. 1
      Assorted seafood and vegetables (I like scallops, shrimp, small halibut pieces, mushrooms, cauliflower florets, small sweet potato slices, etc), use your favorite Heat oil to 375*.
    2. 2
      Combine yolks with water; mix well.
    3. 3
      Gradually stir in the flour; stir from the bottom of the bowl, gently.
    4. 4
      Do not overstir, this is the secret of a light batter.
    5. 5
      Some flour will still float on top of the batter.
    6. 6
      Pat seafood and veggies dry.
    7. 7
      Dip pieces in batter, let drain a little.
    8. 8
      Drop a few pieces at a time into hot oil; fry for only a minute or two, till golden.
    9. 9
      Drain on paper toweling.
    10. 10
      Serve with assorted sauces for dipping.

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    Ratings & Reviews:

    • on April 03, 2002


      Glad to see this recipe added to the zaar! We love tempura and This is a good one. Please see my Tempura Dipping Sauce for tempura dipping sauce to use with this recipe.

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    • on February 04, 2008


      This was lovely and easy, with the only difference being that I would add salt to the recipe, as I had to add quite a bit for the great flavour we had in the end. Thanks for a lovely recipe!

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    Nutritional Facts for Tempura

    Serving Size: 1 (138 g)

    Servings Per Recipe: 6

    Amount Per Serving
    % Daily Value
    Calories 214.2
    Calories from Fat 22
    Total Fat 2.5 g
    Saturated Fat 0.8 g
    Cholesterol 94.4 mg
    Sodium 6.2 mg
    Total Carbohydrate 40.0 g
    Dietary Fiber 1.4 g
    Sugars 0.1 g
    Protein 6.5 g

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