Shrimp and Broccoli Tempura

Shrimp and Broccoli Tempura
Paul Sirisalee
Seltzer and baking soda in the tempura batter ensures the coating stays light and crispy.

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Serves 4
preparation
30
minutes
cooking
30
minutes

Ingredients

1
8-ounce package soba noodles
1/4
cup
soy sauce
3
tablespoons
lime juice
2
tablespoons
light brown sugar
8
cups
canola oil
2
cups
all-purpose flour
2
cups
seltzer
1/4
teaspoon
baking soda
3/4
pound
peeled and deveined large shrimp
3
cups
broccoli florets
2
scallions, sliced

Directions

  1. Cook the soba noodles according to the package directions; rinse under cold water. In a small bowl, whisk together the soy sauce, lime juice, sugar, and ¼ cup water; set aside.
  2. Meanwhile, heat the oil in a large saucepan over medium heat until the temperature registers 360° F on a deep-fry thermometer.
  3. In a large bowl, whisk together the flour, seltzer, and baking soda. In batches, dip the shrimp and broccoli in the batter and fry in the oil until golden, 4 to 5 minutes.
  4. Serve the shrimp and broccoli on the noodles with the soy-lime dipping sauce. Top with the scallions.

 

Charlyne Mattox
February 2012

Nutritional Information

  • Per Serving
  • Calories 778
  • Fat 26 g
  • Sat Fat 2 g
  • Cholesterol 129 mg
  • Sodium 1,216 mg
  • Protein 36 g
  • Carbohydrate 99 g
  • Sugar 10 g
  • Fiber 6 g
  • Iron 8 mg
  • Calcium 111 mg
What does this mean? See Nutrition 101.