ArtsAutosBooksBusinessEducationEntertainmentFamilyFashionFoodGamesGenderHealthHolidaysHomeHubPagesPersonal FinancePetsPoliticsReligionSportsTechnologyTravel

How To Cook A Shrimp

Updated on August 3, 2013
Tempura Shrimp Is So Delicious And Easy To Make. Serve Your Tempura Shrimp With Tempura Vegetables.
Tempura Shrimp Is So Delicious And Easy To Make. Serve Your Tempura Shrimp With Tempura Vegetables.
Do you know why Flamingos are pink
Do you know why Flamingos are pink

Shrimp Fun Facts

I bet you didn't know that the reason flamingos are pink is the shrimp they eat. The more shrimp a flamingo eats the pinker it gets.

Delicious wild caught shrimp is available year round in the United States and it is an excellent source of protein. You might want to know that it is naturally low in fats and calories. Shrimp is also an excellent source of Omega-3 Fatty Acids which many people claim helps prevent heart disease.

In the United States shrimp is the most popular seafood that there is. And eating shrimp can be intoxicating. Have you ever tried to eat just one shrimp. You'll find that its almost impossible.

Shrimp is available in a wide variety of ways and the most popular way to purchase it is green headless shrimp that has had its head removed and the shrimp has been frozen and shipped to supermarkets and seafood shops.

When you purchase shrimp it should have a mild ocean smell and should not stink. If it stinks its gone bad. You don't want it.

Keep in mind that you can broil , bake , grill , and fry shrimp and I'm sure there are a few more ways to cook shrimp. How about delicious shrimp and gravy over fried grits. You'll find a wide variety of ways to make shrimp and grits and most of them are so delicious.

But no matter how you cook your shrimp they will be delicious. Shrimp has a sweet flavor that will work in a wide variety of cooking methods and recipes.

Tempura Shrimp Recipe

How To Cook A Shrimp.

Here I'm going to teach you exactly how to cook a shrimp. Yes I'm going to teach you how to cook a shrimp. In fact a very delicious shrimp that your going to remember for a long time. Shrimp that will be so tasty and delicious. And so easy to cook and prepare. Have you ever had tempura shrimp or tempura shrimp and vegetables? If so tell us about it below now.

And here we are going to be cooking tempura shrimp and serving it with tempura vegetables. And we are going to make a delicious tempura dipping sauce to dip our tempura shrimp and vegetables in. This is a really simple and easy recipe that you can make and have ready in just a few minutes. And its so delicious.

In order to make your tempura batter your going to want to place a quart of water in the freezer and almost freeze it. You want it not to be frozen but you want it very cold.The very cold almost frozen water is what will really make your tempura batter work.

In a blender combine 4 Cups Flour , 2 Large Eggs , and 2 Cups very cold water and blend until very well mixed. Pour out into a bowl large enough to hold it and be sure if possible to use a metal bowl that has been in the freezer for a minimum of 4 hours. Add more icy cold water if your batter gets to thick.

You want shrimp that has been shelled and deveined. Drop your shrimp into the batter a few at a time and then drop them into a 350 degree deep fryer and fry until golden brown.

You can drop broccoli , mushrooms , onion rings , and squash slices into your tempura batter and fry until golden brown to be served with your tempura shrimp.

This makes a delightful delicious meal that everyone loves and you also want to make the below tempura dipping sauce to dip your tempura shrimp and vegetables in .

Tempura Dipping Sauce.

In a saucepan you will want to combine 2 cups of dry sherry , 1 cup of soy sauce , and 4 tablespoons of brown sugar and heat to a boil and turn off at once. Serve in very small bowls along with your tempura shrimp and vegetables.

COMMENTS

Feel free to post your comments , tips , suggestions and questions below. Let me hear from you.

If you make the recipe be sure to post a comment below.
If you make the recipe be sure to post a comment below.

Feel free to post your comments , tips , suggestions and questions below. Let me hear from you.

    0 of 8192 characters used
    Post Comment

    • eye say profile image

      eye say 

      6 years ago from Canada

      This sounds great, trying it tonight ... with asparagus, thanks for the recipe and the ice cold water tip ...

    • crazyhorsesghost profile imageAUTHOR

      Thomas Byers 

      9 years ago from East Coast , United States

      Your very welcome. It is a great recipe. Just tried tempura asparagus and it was so wonderful.

    • livingsta profile image

      livingsta 

      9 years ago from United Kingdom

      Thank you for this wonderful recipe crazyhorsesghost :)

    working

    This website uses cookies

    As a user in the EEA, your approval is needed on a few things. To provide a better website experience, hubpages.com uses cookies (and other similar technologies) and may collect, process, and share personal data. Please choose which areas of our service you consent to our doing so.

    For more information on managing or withdrawing consents and how we handle data, visit our Privacy Policy at: https://hubpages.com/privacy-policy#gdpr

    Show Details
    Necessary
    HubPages Device IDThis is used to identify particular browsers or devices when the access the service, and is used for security reasons.
    LoginThis is necessary to sign in to the HubPages Service.
    Google RecaptchaThis is used to prevent bots and spam. (Privacy Policy)
    AkismetThis is used to detect comment spam. (Privacy Policy)
    HubPages Google AnalyticsThis is used to provide data on traffic to our website, all personally identifyable data is anonymized. (Privacy Policy)
    HubPages Traffic PixelThis is used to collect data on traffic to articles and other pages on our site. Unless you are signed in to a HubPages account, all personally identifiable information is anonymized.
    Amazon Web ServicesThis is a cloud services platform that we used to host our service. (Privacy Policy)
    CloudflareThis is a cloud CDN service that we use to efficiently deliver files required for our service to operate such as javascript, cascading style sheets, images, and videos. (Privacy Policy)
    Google Hosted LibrariesJavascript software libraries such as jQuery are loaded at endpoints on the googleapis.com or gstatic.com domains, for performance and efficiency reasons. (Privacy Policy)
    Features
    Google Custom SearchThis is feature allows you to search the site. (Privacy Policy)
    Google MapsSome articles have Google Maps embedded in them. (Privacy Policy)
    Google ChartsThis is used to display charts and graphs on articles and the author center. (Privacy Policy)
    Google AdSense Host APIThis service allows you to sign up for or associate a Google AdSense account with HubPages, so that you can earn money from ads on your articles. No data is shared unless you engage with this feature. (Privacy Policy)
    Google YouTubeSome articles have YouTube videos embedded in them. (Privacy Policy)
    VimeoSome articles have Vimeo videos embedded in them. (Privacy Policy)
    PaypalThis is used for a registered author who enrolls in the HubPages Earnings program and requests to be paid via PayPal. No data is shared with Paypal unless you engage with this feature. (Privacy Policy)
    Facebook LoginYou can use this to streamline signing up for, or signing in to your Hubpages account. No data is shared with Facebook unless you engage with this feature. (Privacy Policy)
    MavenThis supports the Maven widget and search functionality. (Privacy Policy)
    Marketing
    Google AdSenseThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
    Google DoubleClickGoogle provides ad serving technology and runs an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
    Index ExchangeThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
    SovrnThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
    Facebook AdsThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
    Amazon Unified Ad MarketplaceThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
    AppNexusThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
    OpenxThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
    Rubicon ProjectThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
    TripleLiftThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
    Say MediaWe partner with Say Media to deliver ad campaigns on our sites. (Privacy Policy)
    Remarketing PixelsWe may use remarketing pixels from advertising networks such as Google AdWords, Bing Ads, and Facebook in order to advertise the HubPages Service to people that have visited our sites.
    Conversion Tracking PixelsWe may use conversion tracking pixels from advertising networks such as Google AdWords, Bing Ads, and Facebook in order to identify when an advertisement has successfully resulted in the desired action, such as signing up for the HubPages Service or publishing an article on the HubPages Service.
    Statistics
    Author Google AnalyticsThis is used to provide traffic data and reports to the authors of articles on the HubPages Service. (Privacy Policy)
    ComscoreComScore is a media measurement and analytics company providing marketing data and analytics to enterprises, media and advertising agencies, and publishers. Non-consent will result in ComScore only processing obfuscated personal data. (Privacy Policy)
    Amazon Tracking PixelSome articles display amazon products as part of the Amazon Affiliate program, this pixel provides traffic statistics for those products (Privacy Policy)