Tempura Asparagus

Total Time:
15 min
Prep:
5 min
Cook:
10 min

Yield:
8 servings
Level:
Easy

Ingredients
  • Vegetable oil, for frying
  • 1 large box tempura batter mix
  • 3 large bunches asparagus, tough ends trimmed off
  • 3/4 cup soy sauce
  • 1/3 cup mirin
  • 2 tablespoons sugar
  • 1 teaspoon grated fresh ginger
  • 1 teaspoon fresh lemon juice
  • 2 scallions, thinly sliced
Directions
  • Pour 1-inch vegetable oil into a large, deep skillet. Place over medium-high heat and heat to 350 degrees F.

  • Prepare the tempura batter according to package instructions. Dip the asparagus in the batter, place in the skillet and fry until golden and crispy, about 2 minutes. Fry in batches.

  • In a bowl, combine the soy sauce, mirin, ginger, lemon juice and scallions. Serve the asparagus with the dipping sauce on the side.

  • This recipe was created by a contestant during a cooking competition. The Food Network Kitchens have not tested it for home use, therefore, we cannot make any representation as to the results.


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