Tempura Batter

The trick to making tempura batter is to use very cold water and not to over mix the batter. Use to make deep-fried vegetables and seafood.

Makes: 1¼ cupsHands-on: 10 minutesTotal: 10 minutesDifficulty: Easy

Makes: 1¼ cups

Ingredients

  • 1 egg, chilled
  • 1 cup ice-cold sparkling water, divided
  • 1 cup flour

Directions

  • Combine the egg with ¾ cup sparkling water. Slowly stir in the flour, adding as much of the remaining ¼ cup of water as is necessary, until the batter has the thin, runny consistency of pancake batter. Do not worry about lumps of flour in the batter. For best results, use immediately.

Recipe Information

Makes: 1¼ cups

Ingredients

  • 1 egg, chilled
  • 1 cup ice-cold sparkling water, divided
  • 1 cup flour

Directions

  • Combine the egg with ¾ cup sparkling water. Slowly stir in the flour, adding as much of the remaining ¼ cup of water as is necessary, until the batter has the thin, runny consistency of pancake batter. Do not worry about lumps of flour in the batter. For best results, use immediately.

Nutrition Information

Nutrition Information
Amount per serving
Calories50
Total Fat1g
Saturated Fat0g
Cholesterol15mg
Sodium5mg
Total Carbohydrate10g
Dietary Fiber0g
Sugars0g
Protein2g