(From Our Glossary Feature)
Tempura is a term for a deep-fried vegetable and/or seafood dish popular in Japan. The tempura batter is typically made with a simple mixture of egg, flour, and water. Vegetables often used in tempura include carrots, mushrooms, peppers, sweet potatoes, and eggplant. Seafood options for tempura include all kinds of shellfish, such as shrimp, scallops, and prawns.
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