Japantown Tempura Recipe


Preparation Time15 MinCooking Time20 Min
Ready In35 MinDifficulty LevelEasy
Health IndexAverageServings4
MethodMain Ingredient
Interest Group


 Frying oil2 Cup (32 tbs) (As Required, For Deep Frying)
 Oil2 Cup (32 tbs) (As Required ,For Deep Frying)
 Fish fillets1 Pound, cut in 2-inch thick squares (Such As Halibut, Haddock, Cod, Red Snapper)
 Vegetables1 Quart, sliced (Zucchini, Mushrooms, Snow Peas, Parsley Sprigs)
 Tempura batter1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs) (As Required, Store Bought Or Homemade)
 Potato chips2 Cup (32 tbs), crushed
 Ginger dipping sauce1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs) (As Required, Store Bought Or Homemade)

Nutrition Facts

Serving size

Calories 1137 Calories from Fat 634

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 71 g109.8%

Saturated Fat 16.8 g84.2%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 75 mg25%

Sodium 851.8 mg35.5%

Total Carbohydrates 97 g32.4%

Dietary Fiber 14.7 g59%

Sugars 1 g

Protein 36 g72%

Vitamin A 240.2% Vitamin C 78.2%

Calcium 14.8% Iron 23.2%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet


1) In a deep saucepan, heat about 3 inches oil to 350 °F for deep frying.
2) Dredge the fish and vegetable pieces in the tempura batter, drain, then coat lightly with the crushed potato chips.
3) Deep fry the fish and vegetables in batches for about 3 minutes until golden and crisp. Remove and drain on paper towels.

4) Serve immediately on individual serving plates.