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zucchini tempura

  • Serves: 4
  • Calories: 194 kcal
  • Total Time: 20 m
    • Prep: 5 m
    • Cook: 15 m
  • Japanese: Zukkīni no tempura
Zucchini Tempura


  • 1 zucchini
  • salad oil for deep frying
  • a little flour
  • a little salt


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

step 1:

Cut the zucchini into 1/2 in. wide slices.

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

Step 4

step 4:

With chopsticks, dip the zucchini 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 5 to 7 zucchini slices a few minutes until golden brown. Remove and drain on a rack. Cook the remaining zucchini slices in the same manner.

Zukkīni no tempura

Sprinkle a little salt on top.


This deep-fried zucchini tempura is creamy and delicious.