recipe for tempura batter
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Recipe for Tempura Batter

Here's an easy recipe for tempura batter that just needs 3 ingredients! You can make shrimp tempura, fried green beans and tempura vegetables at home. It's a great way to make a crunchy side dish the kids will definitely love. 
Prep Time5 mins
Cook Time10 mins
Total Time15 mins
Course: Entree, Main Course, Side Dish
Cuisine: Japanese
Keyword: batter, easy, homemade, mix, tempura
Servings: 8
Calories: 122kcal
Author: The Typical Mom


  • 4 egg whites
  • 2 c flour
  • 1 1/3 c water
  • shrimp and/or veggies
  • 1 tsp salt / lawry's seasoning optional
  • 1 tsp garlic powder optional


  • Mix egg whites, flour and water, keeping your rinsed and prepared shrimp and/or veggies to the side. 
  • Heat a pan of oil until it is hot enough to bubble when a small drop of batter is put in. 
  • When batter is smooth use a fork to dip your shrimp or veggies into the mix and place in hot oil to fry to perfection. 
  • Place on paper towel when out of oil and nicely browned to absorb the excess oil. Serve!


Serving: 2oz | Calories: 122kcal | Carbohydrates: 24g | Protein: 4g | Sodium: 27mg | Potassium: 62mg | Calcium: 0.5% | Iron: 8.1%