Crispy Shrimp Tempura – Come for the Perfectly Crisp Shrimp, Stay for the Surprising Historical Plot Twist

Crispy Shrimp Tempura – Come for the Perfectly Crisp Shrimp, Stay for the Surprising Historical Plot Twist

There are many different methods for making shrimp tempura, and after trying most of them I believe this is the simplest, easiest way to achieve what I consider the ultimate result – a perfectly cooked shrimp encased in a light, airy, very thin, but extremely crispy shell. Some people like theirs heavily battered, but I want to see the shrimp through…to read the rest of Chef John’s article about Crispy Shrimp Tempura please follow this link to become a member.)

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