Tempura Vegetables Recipe

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Tempura Vegetables
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  1. 1. Mix the first 7 ingredients in a medium bowl. Add the chilled water and whisk briefly to just blend the ingredients. Refrigerate for 30 minutes before frying.
  2. 2. Steam the sweet potato or potato and set aside to cool. In a small saucepan bring the sauce ingredients to a boil, whisking constantly. Cook for a minute, then remove from the heat and set aside to cool.
  3. 3. To fry the tempura, heat the oil in a medium saucepan or wok to frying temperature (365-375°F) on medium-high heat. Evenly coat 8 pieces of vegetable with batter, carefully place in the hot oil, and fry until golden brown. Drain well on paper towels. Repeat until finished.
  4. 4. To serve, arrange the tempura on a platter and smother liberally with tempura sauce, or use the sauce as a dip on the side. Tempura is best eaten right away while crisp and hot.
  5. Serves 8
  6. *To make fresh ginger juice, simply grate some fresh ginger, then manually squeeze the pulp.
  7. Note: For an Indian variation, add 1/2 tsp. ground cumin, 1/4 tsp. ground coriander, and 1/4 tsp. red chili flakes to the batter.
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Nutrition Facts

Per ServingPer 100 g
Amount Per 1 Serving
Calories 222.24 Kcal (930 kJ)
Calories from fat 5.32 Kcal
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 0.59g 1%
Sodium 706.37mg 29%
Potassium 307.57mg 7%
Total Carbs 50g 17%
Sugars 8.87g 35%
Dietary Fiber 3.79g 15%
Protein 5.79g 12%
Vitamin C 52.2mg 87%
Iron 1mg 6%
Calcium 106.4mg 11%
Amount Per 100 g
Calories 109.42 Kcal (458 kJ)
Calories from fat 2.62 Kcal
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 0.29g 1%
Sodium 347.79mg 29%
Potassium 151.43mg 7%
Total Carbs 24.62g 17%
Sugars 4.37g 35%
Dietary Fiber 1.86g 15%
Protein 2.85g 12%
Vitamin C 25.7mg 87%
Iron 0.5mg 6%
Calcium 52.4mg 11%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.
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  • salty
  • savory
  • bitter
  • sweet
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Weightwatchers Points

  • 3.7
  • 6

Good Points

  • fat free,
  • saturated fat free,
  • cholesterol free

Bad Points

  • High in Sodium

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