Chicken Tempura

With the best tempura batter

3 Reasons

Why you'll love this recipe

Light and crispy on the outside

Juicy on the inside

An authentic traditional Japanese dish

Ingredients list

- Chicken breasts – Ginger – Garlic – Soy sauce – Sake or water – White or black pepper – Plain flour – Cornflour/cornstarch – Egg – Sparling water – Ice – Ponzu – Neutral oil

Step 1

Pound the chicken breasts with a meat tenderiser ¼ - ⅓ inch thick, then cut into pieces approx. 3 inches long.

Step 2

Mix the garlic, ginger, soy sauce, sake, and pepper in a bowl. Add the chicken pieces and leave to marinate.

Step 3

Sieve the cornstarch and flour into a bowl standing in iced water, then whisk in the egg followed by the chilled sparkling water.

Step 4

Remove the chicken pieces from the marinade, wipe of any excess moisture, and add them to the batter

Final step

Deep fry 3-4 battered chicken pieces at 350°F for 3-4 minutes. Set aside and repeat with the remaining chicken.

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