Major League Baseball’s opening day is in April, but with Kikkoman’s Tempura Batter Mix, you have all year to enjoy it. The hallmark of good tempura is a delicate, lacy golden crust. It’s not as hard to achieve as you might think—just add water to Kikkoman Tempura Batter Mix and stir. This month’s featured recipe for Seafood and Vegetable Tempura has all the details you need. But that’s just the beginning, because tempura is also the perfect canvas for culinary creativity.
For lots of cooks, perfect fried chicken is the “holy grail.” Once you try Kikkoman’s version called Buttermilk Fried Chicken, your search will be over. Instead of mixing it with water, use tempura mix as a dry coating for chicken parts soaked in seasoned buttermilk. Bet you didn’t know Kikkoman Tempura Batter Mix was so versatile!
Looking for a fun appetizer for your next party? Insert chopsticks into mini hot dogs, coat them with tempura batter and deep fry for delicious Tempura Dogs. Serve with an assortment of sauces for dipping—everything from ketchup and curry mustard to Kikkoman Thai Style Chili Sauce and new Kikkoman Wasabi Sauce goes great with these puppies!
If you’ve had a tempura-topped udon soup in a Japanese restaurant, you know how good this combination can be. To create this noodle bar favorite at home, simply add a couple of tempura shrimp or veggies to Hot and Sour Noodle Soup.
And of course, Kikkoman Tempura Dipping Sauce is the perfect accompaniment to classic seafood and vegetable tempura. Want to try something new? Serve your next tempura platter with Kikkoman Ponzu Sauce.