Sakura Shrimp and Sweet Onion Tempura

Sakura Shrimp and Sweet Onion Tempura

Here's a recipe to make sakura shrimp and sweet onion tempura. My family really likes this dish. It goes really well with soba and sōmen noodles.

Ingredients: 4 servings

Large onion
Sakura shrimp
2-3 tablespoons
★ Tempura batter
Recipe ID: 627115
Soba dipping sauce
Recipe ID: 1900791
Grated daikon radish
3-4 cm's worth
Grated ginger
as needed
Vegetable oil
as needed


1. Chop the onion in half, then into 1 cm thick slices.
2. In a bowl, prepare the ★ ingredients to make the batter. Mix in the onion and sakura shrimp.
3. Heat up some frying oil in a saucepan to 170℃.
4. To make larger fries, divide the batter into fourths and line them on a plate. Slide them into the pan to deep-fry. Kakiage Recipe ID: 621981
5. To make smaller tempura, pick up the shrimp and onions with chopstick and place them in the oil. When done, transfer onto a rack to drain off any excess oil.
6. Dish it up and serve with grated daikon radish and ginger. Enjoy with tempura dipping sauce.
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Story Behind this Recipe

My mother taught me this recipe.