Tempura Shrimp

Tempura Shrimp

8 Reviews 1 Pic
  • Prep

    5 m
  • Cook

    10 m
  • Ready In

    2 h 15 m
Jackie Smith
Recipe by  Jackie Smith

“A Japanese-style meal. Deep-fried shrimp and a tangy sauce to dip them in. Try battering some vegetables such as onions, peppers, or broccoli in addition to the shrimp. Delicious!”

New! Find ingredients on sale

  • Tap On Sale, then swipe through different local stores.

  • Look through the ingredients list for store discounts!

This feature is in beta testing. Thanks for your patience as we improve it!

Your ingredient has been saved! Go to Shopping List.

Ingredients

Adjust Servings

Original recipe yields 2 to 3 servings

ADVERTISEMENT

Directions

  1. In a small bowl mix vanilla wafers, egg, and water until well blended. Refrigerate 1 to 2 hours.
  2. To make dipping sauce: In a small sauce pan blend nectar into cornstarch. Stir in brown sugar, vinegar and catsup. Heat mixture over a medium heat, stirring constantly until mixture thickens and comes to a boil. Set aside.
  3. In a stockpot or deep fryer heat 2 cups oil to 375 degrees F (175 degrees C). Dip shrimp in vanilla wafer batter and fry 4 to 6 shrimp at a time until golden brown. Drain well. Serve hot with dipping sauce.

Share It

Reviews (8)

Rate This Recipe
LINDA MCLEAN
28

LINDA MCLEAN

I wasn't real keen on the vanilla cookie part, so I decided to scrap it. I used rice flour instead. The water that's used to make the batter must be VERY cold, as it will help the batter to poof while frying. Due to the high moisture content of the shrimp, make sure you dip the shrimp into flour before you coat with the batter. The batter will adhere much better. Thanks Jackie!

MMOK
21

MMOK

It should have been included in the recipe how shrimps can be "starightened" during cooking

marnodegi
19

marnodegi

I followed the recipe exactly as written and thought it was super. My husband loved it. marnodegi

More Reviews

Similar Recipes

Sesame Shrimp Stir-Fry
(235)

Sesame Shrimp Stir-Fry

Spicy Garlic and Pepper Shrimp
(148)

Spicy Garlic and Pepper Shrimp

Japanese Shrimp Sauce I
(99)

Japanese Shrimp Sauce I

Shrimp Tempura
(72)

Shrimp Tempura

Slippery Shrimp
(44)

Slippery Shrimp

Shrimp Red Thai Curry
(46)

Shrimp Red Thai Curry

Nutrition

Amount Per Serving (6 total)

  • Calories
  • 920 cal
  • 46%
  • Fat
  • 81.4 g
  • 125%
  • Carbs
  • 35.8 g
  • 12%
  • Protein
  • 14.1 g
  • 28%
  • Cholesterol
  • 122 mg
  • 41%
  • Sodium
  • 225 mg
  • 9%

Based on a 2,000 calorie diet

Top

<

previous recipe:

Shrimp Tempura

>

next recipe:

Japanese Shrimp Sauce I