Recipe for Japanese Tempura batter
Easy to mix tempura batter right from your kitchen using familiar ingredients. Skip the store box next time you in a hurry for some deep fried finger food.
all purpose flour
Ice water bath
Prepare all your tempura ingredients per
tempura ingredients guide
Preheat oil in deep sauce pan or deep fryer, See
note above for guidelines
Prepare an ice cold water bath.
Mix all the dried powder (flour, starch...) in a separate container. Dredge all tempura ingredients one-by-one into dry flour mixture, shake off excess and set aside if need.
Separate and whisk your egg yolk, preferably in a stainless steel or metal container.
Place this yolk container into ice cold water bath, add cold water to yolk, fluff a few more times to mix.
Add in the dry flour mixture into this cold tempered egg-water.
Stir gently a few times in figure-8 motion. Don't worry about the lump batter, do not break them
When oil is hot. dip tempura ingredients into mixed batter and carefully drop into deep fryer.
Fry per ingredients types guideline above.