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Shrimp Tempura

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Ingredients
  Large shrimp 1 1⁄2 Pound (Fresh/Frozen)
  Corn starch 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
  Flour 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
  Salt 1 Teaspoon
  Monosodium glutamate 1⁄4 Teaspoon
  Egg 1
  Water 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
  Salad oil 1 1⁄2 Cup (24 tbs)
Directions

Shell and clean shrimp leaving tails on.
Split shrimp through back, cutting almost through; open to butterfly shape.
Sift dry ingredients together.
Beat egg with water.
Blend both together for batter.
Heat oil to 375°F., dip shrimp through batter holding tail and drop gently into oil.
When shrimps rise to surface, turn and continue cooking until golden brown.
Drain on paper towel

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Easy
Cuisine: 
Japanese
Course: 
Appetizer
Method: 
Blending
Ingredient: 
Shrimp

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Nutrition Rank

Nutrition Facts

Serving size: Complete recipe

Calories 4213 Calories from Fat 3120

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 353 g542.5%

Saturated Fat 19.4 g97%

Trans Fat 5.9 g

Cholesterol 1245.6 mg415.2%

Sodium 3405.5 mg141.9%

Total Carbohydrates 109 g36.3%

Dietary Fiber 2.2 g8.9%

Sugars 0.6 g

Protein 151 g302.2%

Vitamin A 29.4% Vitamin C 22.7%

Calcium 39.2% Iron 113.9%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

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Shrimp Tempura Recipe