This is an easy, delicious green bean tempura recipe. Fresh green beans are deep fried to crisp, golden perfection and dipped in a sweet and sour sauce.
INGREDIENTS (for 4 servings):
- 2 quarts oil for deep frying
- 1 cup all-purpose flour
- 1/4 cup sesame seeds
- 1 (12 fluid ounce) can or bottle beer
- 3/4 pound fresh green beans, rinsed and trimmed
- salt to taste
- 3 tablespoons soy sauce
- 3 teaspoons lime juice
- 1 teaspoon white sugar
Heat oil in deep-fryer to 375 degrees F (190 degrees C).
In a medium bowl, mix the flour, sesame seeds and beer until smooth. Roll the beans in the flour mixture to coat.
Deep fry the coated beans in small batches until golden brown, about 1 1/2 minutes per batch. Drain on paper towels. Salt to taste.
In a small bowl, whisk together the soy sauce, lime juice and sugar to use as a dipping sauce.
We have determined the nutritional value of oil for frying based on a retention value of 10% after cooking. The exact amount may vary depending on cook time and temperature, ingredient density, and the specific type of oil used.