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Extra Light Tempura Batter

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  Egg 1 , separated
  Flour 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs), sifted
  Cornstarch 2 Tablespoon
  Salt 1⁄4 Teaspoon
  Pepper 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Cold water 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)

In small bowl beat egg white until stiff peaks form.
In another bowl sift together flour, cornstarch, salt, and pepper.
In a separate bowl beat egg yolk and water until frothy.
Gradually add flour mixture to egg yolk and water, mixing constantly.
Blend until smooth.
Fold egg white into yolk mixture.
Blend thoroughly.
Makes approximately enough batter for frying foods for 2.

Recipe Summary

Side Dish

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Nutrition Rank

Nutrition Facts

Serving size

Calories 208 Calories from Fat 25

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 3 g4.4%

Saturated Fat 0.82 g4.1%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 105.7 mg35.2%

Sodium 292.6 mg12.2%

Total Carbohydrates 38 g12.6%

Dietary Fiber 1 g4.1%

Sugars 0.3 g

Protein 6 g12.9%

Vitamin A 2.4% Vitamin C

Calcium 2% Iron 11%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

Extra Light Tempura Batter Recipe