Sesame Tempura Green Beans

Sesame Tempura Green Beans


"This is an easy, delicious green bean tempura recipe. Fresh green beans are deep fried to crisp, golden perfection and dipped in a sweet and sour sauce."


30 m servings 630 cals
Serving size has been adjusted!

Original recipe yields 4 servings



  • Calories:
  • 630 kcal
  • 32%
  • Fat:
  • 48.9 g
  • 75%
  • Carbs:
  • 37.5g
  • 12%
  • Protein:
  • 7.6 g
  • 15%
  • Cholesterol:
  • 0 mg
  • 0%
  • Sodium:
  • 687 mg
  • 27%

Based on a 2,000 calorie diet

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  1. Heat oil in deep-fryer to 375 degrees F (190 degrees C).
  2. In a medium bowl, mix the flour, sesame seeds and beer until smooth. Roll the beans in the flour mixture to coat.
  3. Deep fry the coated beans in small batches until golden brown, about 1 1/2 minutes per batch. Drain on paper towels. Salt to taste.
  4. In a small bowl, whisk together the soy sauce, lime juice and sugar to use as a dipping sauce.


  • Editor's Note
  • We have determined the nutritional value of oil for frying based on a retention value of 10% after cooking. The exact amount may vary depending on cook time and temperature, ingredient density, and the specific type of oil used.
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  1. 38 Ratings


Absolutely fantastic!! Light and tasty batter. I definitely had to add flour and I also added some Italian breadcrumbs to thicken it up. I used Sam Adam's Light Lager beer. Deep fried small flor...

This is a great recipe! It was very easy and they taasted great. The dipping sauce is a must. This is also a great batter. I think that it would be good on other vegetables that you might wa...

This was sooo good, that when we were done eating, my husband asked me to cook more! Easy recipe, and I think the batter would be good on just about anything. The sauce is great too.

Very light batter. The sauce is makes this appetizer very tasty. Without it, there really isn't much flavor.

Absolutely wonderful! I was a little skeptical, but, omg! I will never buy boxed tempura again!! I actually used the batter for bay scallops, and my husband and 2 year old gobbled them up! I onl...

Great alternative to fries! Does take dedicated time and space, unless you have a small deep fat fryer, but very good (and one of those "help me do it" dishes that cooking company can enjoy doi...

I've made this receipe many times and I can't keep up with everyone gobbling them down. If I do have left overs I just freeze them and pop them in the oven when I want a great snack.

Very good. Love the crispiness of the batter. We didn't like the soy dip, but I boiled 1/2 cup soy, 1/2 cup suger and a bit of water with the lime juice until it thickened a bit, we liked the ...

I thought this was just o.k. but because my husband and daughter seemed to like it a lot and it was very easy to make, I will probably make it again. The batter seemed extremely runny so not mu...