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avocado tempura

  • Serves: 4
  • Calories: 337 kcal
  • Total Time: 25 m
    • Prep: 5 m
    • Cook: 20 m
  • Japanese: Abokado no tempura
Avocado Tempura


  • 2 ripe avocado
  • salad oil for deep frying
  • a little flour
  • a little salt (optional)


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

step 1:

Cut the avocado in half lengthwise then peel. Cut each half into 1/2 in. wide slices.

Step 2

step 2:

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

Step 3

step 3:

Dust the avocado slices lightly with a little flour before applying the coating (see Step 4).

Step 4

step 4:

With chopsticks, dip the avocado slices 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 to 5 avocado slices a few minutes until golden brown. Remove and drain on a rack. Cook the remaining avocado slices in the same manner.

Abokado no tempura


If desired, sprinkle a little salt on top.

The avocado becomes very creamy and is delicious.