National Tempura Day – January 7

National Tempura Day

tempura mix up

Facts on Tempura

  • Tempura is a┬ádelicious deep fried Japanese dish made with lightly battered vegetables and seafood.
  • Tempura batter is made with cold water and wheat flour.
  • Tempura will traditionally include shrimp, scallops, eggplant, green beans, sweet potato, mushrooms, or bamboo.
  • The original cooking technique of tempura is actually attributed to the Portuguese,
  • Some tempura recipes also call for eggs, baking soda, oil, or spices for extra flavoring.