oil for frying
3 pounds fresh shrimp,
medium or large
1 recipe tempura batter (recipe below)
sauce (recipe below)
Heat the oil in deep fryer to 365 F (185 C).
Shell and devein shrimp, leaving the tails attached, Dip shrimp into
Drop in oil and cook for 3 to 4 minutes. Drain on absorbent
paper. Arrange on a warm serving platter.
Serve with wasabi dipping sauce.
1 cup flour
1 cup cornstarch
2 tablespoons canola oil
1 tablespoon vinegar
1 1/2 cups water
Combine flour, cornstarch and baking powder in a
mixing bowl. Add liquid ingredients and whisk until batter is smooth.
before using. Dip the prepared seafood in the cold batter, coating the pieces
Drop in a deep fryer at 360 degrees F. (185 C.) and fry for 2
to 5 minutes, according to size and shape.
Usage: Fried seafood tempura,
vegetable tempura, gougeonnettes of fish (small fish sticks), thin fish
WASABI DIPPING SAUCE
2 tablespoons wasabi
3 tablespoons soy sauce
3 tablespoons grated daikon
the powdered wasabi into 2 tablespoons cold water to form a paste. Mix in soy
sauce and the grated daikon and serve in a small bowl.
pungent and fiery-tasting Japanese ingredient similar to horseradish is
available in powder form or as a paste.