Vegetable Tempura

Vegetable Tempura

Delicious Vegetable Tempura.

  • icons/brand/timer copy 2 Created with Sketch. Total Time: 35 Minutes
  • icons/brand/silverware copy Created with Sketch. Yield: 1 -1/2 cups batter, enough for 4 cups of vegetables


  • 3/4 cup Clabber Girl® Corn Starch
  • 1/4 cup flour
  • 1 tsp Clabber Girl® Baking Powder
  • 2-1/2 tsp Garlic Salt
  • 1-1/2 tsp Onion Powder
  • 1/4 tsp Fine Grind Black Pepper
  • 1/8 tsp Cayenne Pepper
  • 1/2 cup water OR beer
  • 1 egg slightly beaten
  • Enough for deep frying Crisco® Oil
  • 4 cup cut-up vegetables, such as zucchini, carrots, onions and/or mushrooms


  1. Combine corn starch, flour, baking powder, garlic salt, onion powder, black pepper and cayenne pepper in a medium bowl. Add water and egg; stir until mixture is smooth.
  2. Heat 3 to 4 inches of oil in a deep pot over medium heat to 350°F.
  3. Dip vegetables into batter, stirring batter occasionally. Fry a few vegetables at a time, turning once, 2 to 3 minutes or until golden brown and crisp.
  4. Drain on paper towels. Serve immediately.


1-1/2 pounds raw, peeled shrimp can be substituted for the vegetables.