Prep Time: 30 minutes

Cook Time: 35 minutes

Yields: 2-3 servings

Description Edit

Although commonly known as an appetizer, this popular dish can also be served as a main course. NOTE: If you want a thicker batter, use less ice water.

Ingredients Edit

Dipping sauce Edit

Directions Edit

  1. In a bowl, combine dipping sauce ingredients and set aside.
  2. Place oil in a deep fat fryer or heavy saucepan.
  3. Heat until a deep fry thermometer registers 375°F (190°C).
  4. In a mixing bowl, sift together flour and cornstarch.
  5. Add eggs, ice, club soda, and a pinch of salt.
  6. Pull together, but do not mix completely.
  7. Dip vegetables and shrimp into the flour mixture and coat evenly.
  8. Carefully drop items into the fryer and cook until golden.
  9. Allow shrimp and vegetables to cool on a piece of paper towel in order to remove excess oil.
  10. Serve with prepared dipping sauce.