Japan is home to some of the world’s most delicious and unique cuisine. From traditional ramen to sushi, Japanese food has become a worldwide favorite. If you’re looking to experience the true flavors of Japan, then one of the best ways to do so is to try an authentic Japanese recipe.
This recipe is for a classic Japanese dish called Tempura. Tempura is a deep-fried dish, usually consisting of vegetables or seafood that is dipped in a light batter and then deep-fried. The result is a crunchy, flavorful dish that is sure to satisfy.
To make this recipe, you’ll need:
-1 cup all-purpose flour
-1 cup cold water
-1/2 teaspoon salt
-1/2 teaspoon baking soda
-1/2 teaspoon sugar
-Vegetables or seafood of your choice
-Vegetable oil for frying
Start by combining the flour, water, salt, baking soda, and sugar in a bowl. Whisk until the batter is smooth. Heat a deep skillet or wok over medium-high heat and add enough vegetable oil to cover the bottom.
Dip the vegetables or seafood of your choice into the batter and then carefully place them in the hot oil. Fry until golden brown and then remove with a slotted spoon. Place the tempura on a paper towel-lined plate to absorb any excess oil.
Serve the tempura with a side of soy sauce and wasabi for dipping. You can also serve it with a bowl of steamed white rice.
Tempura is a great way to experience the flavors of Japan. The combination of the light and crispy batter with the vegetables or seafood of your choice makes for a delicious and unique dish. Give this recipe a try and you’ll be sure to discover the tastes of Japan.