The Eat Food NOT Money Cookbook

Tempura

This is an excellent recipe to use on all kinds of fried foods. It can be used on strips of meat, shrimp, fish and sliced vegetables.

What you’ll need:

¼ c flour
1/3 c ice water
¼ c cornstarch
1 egg yolk
¼ tsp salt
¼ tsp sugar
1 tsp shortening
½ tsp baking powder

Mix together all ingredients until well combined. Dip individual pieces of desired food into mixture, coating well. Carefully place a few pieces at a time into hot oil. Fry until golden brown, usually about 1 ½ minutes. Use a slotted metal spoon to removed product from hot oil. Drain on paper towel lined plate.

Cost:
flour – $2.12/5 pound bag
cornstarch – $1.29
eggs – $1.09/ dozen
sugar – $1.99/4 lb bag
baking powder – $2.38
Total – $0.86 + meats, seafood or vegetables

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December 27, 2008 - Posted by | MAIN DISHES, SEAFOOD/FISH | , , , , , ,

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