Matcha Shrimp Tempura

Matcha Shrimp Tempura

Add a beautiful contrast of green to your shrimp tempura by adding our Culinary Grade Matcha powder. This recipe is so simple to make and is super delish!

Ingredients 

15 minutes | Makes 8-10 pieces

 

Steps

  • Pour cooking oil into a deep, wide skillet (make sure your cooking oil is 2-inches deep) on medium-high heat.
  • In a small bowl, mix together tempura mix and water. Sift in matcha powder.
  • Clean the shrimp by removing the shell and deveining each piece, leave the tails on.
  • Pat each shrimp dry with a paper towel and dip into your matcha batter and quickly place it into your cooking oil. Repeat this step until your skillet is filled with 4-5 pieces of battered shrimp. Ensure that the shrimp do not touch each other as they are frying. Cook for 1-2 minutes on each side or until you can see the shrimp has turned pink. Remove and place on a cooling rack. Repeat until you have cooked all of your shrimp. 
  • Season with salt and serve with a side of ponzu sauce. Enjoy!
  • (optional) Tastes great with our Spicy Yuzu Matcha Aioli, as well. Try our recipe here.