Shrimp Tempura Recipe

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Bella Published: December 21, 2020 Modified: May 31, 2021

How To Make Shrimp Tempura

Make your own shrimp tempura in just 15 minutes. You don’t need a lot of ingredients to make this light and crispy starter.

Preparation: 5 minutes
Cooking: 10 minutes
Total: 15 minutes



  • cupsflour
  • ¾cupcornstarch
  • tbspbaking powder
  • cupsclub soda,cold
  • ½tspkosher salt
  • ¼tspwhite pepper
  • canola oil,for frying
  • 1lbshrimp,deveined and shells removed, 21-25 count


  1. Set a pot of oil (3 inches deep) on medium high until it reaches 375 degrees F.

  2. Whisk the flour, cornstarch baking powder, kosher salt and white pepper in a bowl together.

  3. Dredge the shrimp lightly in the mixture and set aside.

  4. Add in the club soda and whisk, then dip the shrimp in the batter before carefully frying in the oil for 2 to 3 minutes or until golden brown.


  • Calories: 252.80kcal
  • Fat: 3.61g
  • Saturated Fat: 0.43g
  • Trans Fat: 0.02g
  • Monounsaturated Fat: 1.77g
  • Polyunsaturated Fat: 1.07g
  • Carbohydrates: 40.04g
  • Fiber: 1.02g
  • Sugar: 0.08g
  • Protein: 13.57g
  • Cholesterol: 95.25mg
  • Sodium: 714.70mg
  • Calcium: 303.11mg
  • Potassium: 120.77mg
  • Iron: 1.01mg
  • Vitamin A: 40.82µg
  • Vitamin C: 0.02mg
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