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Ebi (Shrimp) Tempura


As promised, here is the shrimp fry/ebi tempura recipe I I said I’ll be posting last weekend.


12 large shrimps, deveined
salt and pepper
1 cup of panko (Japanese breadcrumbs)
1/4 cup flour
1 egg, well beaten
*oil for deep frying

How to:

-Remove heads and shells of shrimps but leave tails.
-Make a few incision on the stomach of shrimps and lightly press the back to straighten them.
-Cut the edge of each shrimp tails and remove dirt (black thingy) using a knife.
-Dry shrimps on paper towels. Sprinkle with salt and pepper.

-Place flour, egg and panko in bowls and arrange them in that order.
-Lightly dust shrimps one by one in flour.
-Dip floured shrimps in egg.
– Coat them with panko.

-Heat oil for deep frying in a deep pan to about 340-350° F.
-Fry breaded shrimp until brown…drain and place on paper towels.

-Serve as is or with tartar sauce and shredded cabbage




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  1. sayang naman di kita ung pic dun sa link ng FF, G…
    ang sarap-sarap pa naman nito! ako po ay nagugutom na….lol

  2. I love love tempura and just remind me to cook this for hubby he loves this too!! Thanks for the recipe!

    Fried fish

  3. wow, they look perfectly fried! at perfect din ang coating, di tulad sa resto na microscopic ang hipon, makapal ang batter.:p

  4. yummy-yummy tempura!

  5. sounds perfect. will be trying your recipe soon, thanks for sharing! visiting you from food friday and wishing you a great weekend! :)

  6. Thanks for the recipe! Will try this out once I see fresh shrimps.

    Followed your GFC, I hope you can follow mine too! Thanks!

  7. nice ebi tempura! looks straight and crispy! yumm…

    btw, i’ve followed yr blog. Will definitely come back for more food posts! :)


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