Tempura Batter


Make your own tempura batter. Easy and delightful results every time. Using the egg whites only results in the light color of the finished product.

looking down at a bowl of asparagus, shrimp and zucchini in tempura batter
Prep Time:
10 mins
Total Time:
10 mins


  • 2 egg whites

  • 1 cup all-purpose flour

  • cup cold water


  1. Beat egg whites in a bowl until frothy. Fold flour and cold water into egg whites until the batter is just barely mixed.


To use, coat vegetables or meat with cornstarch, then dip into tempura batter and fry in hot oil until light golden brown and crispy.

Nutrition Facts (per serving)

81 Calories
0g Fat
16g Carbs
3g Protein
Nutrition Facts
Servings Per Recipe 6
Calories 81
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 0g 0%
Sodium 20mg 1%
Total Carbohydrate 16g 6%
Dietary Fiber 1g 2%
Total Sugars 0g
Protein 3g
Calcium 5mg 0%
Iron 1mg 6%
Potassium 41mg 1%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.

** Nutrient information is not available for all ingredients. Amount is based on available nutrient data.

(-) Information is not currently available for this nutrient. If you are following a medically restrictive diet, please consult your doctor or registered dietitian before preparing this recipe for personal consumption.

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