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cod tempura with curry powder

Cod Tempura with Curry Powder


  • 1/2 pound cod fillets
  • 1 teaspoon curry powder
  • a little flour
  • salad oil for deep frying
  • a little salt (optional)


  • 1 egg
  • 1/6 cup cold water
  • 2/3 ounce flour
Step 1

step 1:

Cut the cod into bite-size pieces.

Step 2

step 2:

To make the coating, mix the egg and cold water in a bowl. Add the flour and toss.

Step 3

step 3:

Dust the cod pieces lightly with 1 teaspoon curry powder before applying the coating (see Step 4).

Step 4

step 4:

With chopsticks, dip the cod pieces into the coating and twirl them around to coat them. Fill a wok over half full with salad oil.

Step 5

step 5:

Heat the oil to 340°F and deep-fry 3 or 4 cod pieces a few minutes until golden brown. Remove and drain on a rack. Cook the remaining cod in the same manner.

Tara no kareiko-tempura

If desired, sprinkle a little salt on top.


Curry powder makes normally plain-tasting cod more delicious, and one's appetite is aroused.