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Japanese Shrimp Tempura

Category: Seafood
Servings: 4
Prep + Cooking Time: 1 Hr

Ingredients: (Conversion Chart)

  • cup rice wine
  • teaspoon salt
  • pound fresh shrimp, peeled and deveined
  • 2 quarts oil, for deep frying
  • cup all-purpose flour
  • 1/3 cup iced water
  • cup cornstarch
  • 1 egg yolk
  • 1 teaspoon shortening
  • teaspoon baking powder
  • teaspoon salt
  • teaspoon white sugar


  1. In a bowl, mix rice wine and salt. Place shrimp into mixture. Cover and marinate in the refrigerator at least 20 minutes.
  2. Heat oil in deep-fryer to 375F.
  3. In a medium bowl, mix together all-purpose flour, iced water, cornstarch, egg yolk, shortening, baking powder, salt, and white sugar. Dip shrimp, one at a time, into batter mixture to coat.
  4. Deep fry shrimp until golden brown, about 1 minutes. Use a slotted spoon to remove from oil. Drain on paper towels before serving.

Nutrition Info:

540 calories (12g protein, 15g carbohydrate, 48g fat, 411mg sodium) per serving

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