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Tempura Shrimp

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A Japanese-style meal. Deep-fried shrimp and a tangy sauce to dip them in. Try battering some vegetables such as onions, peppers, or broccoli in addition to the shrimp. Delicious.
Ingredients
  Vanilla wafers 32 , crushed
  Egg 1 , beaten
  Water 3⁄4 Cup (12 tbs)
  Apricot nectar 1⁄3 Cup (5.33 tbs)
  Cornstarch 2 Teaspoon
  Brown sugar 1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)
  Red wine vinegar 3 Tablespoon
  Ketchup 1 Tablespoon
  Vegetable oil 2 Cup (32 tbs)
  Shrimp 3⁄4 Pound (peeled and deviened)
Directions

In a small bowl mix vanilla wafers, egg, and water until well blended. Refrigerate 1 to 2 hours.

To make dipping sauce: In a small sauce pan blend nectar into cornstarch. Stir in brown sugar, vinegar and catsup. Heat mixture over a medium heat, stirring constantly until mixture thickens and comes to a boil. Set aside.

In a stockpot or deep fryer heat 2 cups oil to 375 degrees F (175 degrees C). Dip shrimp in vanilla wafer batter and fry 4 to 6 shrimp at a time until golden brown. Drain well. Serve hot with dipping sauce.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Medium
Cuisine: 
Japanese
Course: 
Breakfast
Feel: 
Meaty, Crispy
Method: 
Baked
Interest: 
Holiday, Kids, Healthy
Drink: 
Alcohol
Ingredient: 
Egg, Seafood
Preparation Time: 
65 Minutes
Cook Time: 
10 Minutes
Ready In: 
0 Minutes
Servings: 
1

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