Shrimp Edamame Kakiage Tempura Melt

Hidemi Walsh


I am Japanese and love to cook tempura. Shrimp Kakiage Tempura is my favorite. I thought tempura would make good sandwiches. I was right.


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small sweet onion
fresh medium shrimp, peeled deveined and tail removed
1/3 c
edamame, shelled
4 Tbsp
2 tsp
horseradish wasabi paste
1 tsp
soy sauce
1/4 c
all-purpose flour
1/4 c
1/3 c
cold water
canola oil for deep-fry
4 slice
swiss cheese
sandwich rolls, split

How to Make Shrimp Edamame Kakiage Tempura Melt


  • 1Chop onion. Cut each shrimp into 2-3.
  • 2Make sauce. In a small bowl, mix together mayonnaise, soy sauce and wasabi paste.
  • 3In a medium-large bowl, mix together all-purpose flour, cornstarch and water. (not mix too much)
  • 4Put shrimp, edamame and onions into the flour mixture bowl. Mix to combine.
  • 5In a large work or fry pan, heat enough canola oil to deep-fry kakiage tempura. Divide the shrimp mixture into four, scoop with slotted spoon and drop into the oil one by one. Deep-fry over medium heat until lightly brown and crisp. (about 5 minutes) Turn and deep-fry the other side until lightly brown and crisp. (about 4 minutes) Drain on paper towels.
  • 6Spread the sauce on the bottom of each roll, put 1 kakiage tempura and 1 slice swiss cheese on top. Assemble 3 more sandwiches. Then place sandwiches on a baking sheet with the top of the rolls. Broil in the oven until cheese melt.
  • 7Take the baking pan out of the oven, put the top of each roll to close each sandwich. Serve immediately,

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About Shrimp Edamame Kakiage Tempura Melt

Course/Dish: Sandwiches, Seafood
Main Ingredient: Seafood
Regional Style: Asian
Hashtags: #sandwich, #tempura

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