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shishito tempura

  • Makes 10
  • Calories: 67.1 kcal
  • Total Time: 15 m
    • Prep: 5 m
    • Cook: 10 m
Shishito Tempura



  • 1 egg
  • 3 tablespoons flour
Step 1

step 1:

Wash the shishito peppers. Wipe them with a wet paper towel. Cut off the calyxes of the shishito peppers.

Step 2

step 2:

To make the coating, mix the egg in a bowl. Add the flour and stir.

Step 3

step 3:

Dust the shishito peppers lightly with a little flour before applying the coating. With chopsticks, dip the shishito peppers into the coating and twirl them around to coat them.

Step 4

step 4:

Fill a wok over half full with salad oil and heat until 340°F. Drop the coated peppers into the wok and deep fry, turning them with chopsticks or tongs. Cook until they are a light gold color. Drain them.

Shishito Tempura

step 5:

Sprinkle salt over them. Insert a stick into each shishito pepper and serve.