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Pine Needles Garnish For Tempura

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  Somen 2 Tablespoon (Uncooked Thin Round Noodles)
  Tempura batter 1 Cup (16 tbs)
  Frying oil 2 Cup (32 tbs) (For Frying)

Take a little bunch of the noodles (about 1/4 inch in diameter), and break to make needles about 3 inches long.
Holding the bunch firmly together, dip about 1/4-inch of the end into the batter, then hold this end in the hot oil (about 350°) while you count 5 seconds (this will fuse the noodles together at the end).
Then simply let go so the needles drop into the oil.
They will spread immediately and will begin to brown rather quickly.
Remove them as soon as they are lightly browned, in about a minute.

Recipe Summary

Side Dish

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Nutrition Facts

Serving size: Complete recipe

Calories 4565 Calories from Fat 4115

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 443 g682%

Saturated Fat 78.7 g393.3%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 0 mg

Sodium 552 mg23%

Total Carbohydrates 102 g34.1%

Dietary Fiber 1.3 g5.2%

Sugars 8.1 g

Protein 8 g15.3%

Vitamin A Vitamin C

Calcium 0.7% Iron 2.2%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

Pine Needles Garnish For Tempura Recipe