It’s rumored the birth of the Tempura Fish Taco occurred sometime in the 1930’s. Japanese fishermen docked in the Ensenada region of Mexico had the ingenious idea to marry their tempura style of fish with the ingredients available to them in Mexico. This was beginning of something awesome – Tempura Fish Tacos!. Since then chefs

Tempura Fish Tacos

Tempura Fish Taco: Recipe De-glaze fish (Cod, Pollock or Halibut) by rinsing in cold water and cut in strips. Dust fish in DRY Upper Crust Tempura Batter mix (code 07230) seasoned with Lemon Pepper, and Red Pepper powder shaking off excess. Dip in prepared Tempura batter made with beer instead of water and seasoned with

Tempura Fried Fish & Chips

Fish & Chips – Cut a firm white fish such as Pacific cod into 1 oz strips. Dust fish in dry Tempura Batter mix (code 07230), dip in prepared Tempura Batter made with water or beer, and roll in Authentic Japanese Panko (code 01020) lightly pressing into the batter. Deep fry at 350° until golden

Potato Croquettes

Potato Croquettes — A fusion of Japanese and American favorites to create a unique crispy side dish that is great for breakfast. Or it can serve as an excellent appetizer. The light and crispy Authentic Japanese Panko texture works well with the soft texture of the mashed potatoes. The recipe is easy, can be prepared

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Slice thick sweet Spanish onions. Dust with dry Tempura batter mix (code 07230) and shake off excess. Dip in prepared tempura batter and roll in Authentic Japanese Panko (code 01020) applying liberally. Deep fry in 350-375 degree oil until brown. The finished product will be a light and crispy onion ring that will outperform any

Using only tubes of squid slice into 1/4 inch pieces. Blend Tempura Batter Mix but add egg and a dash of salt. Dust squid in dry tempura batter mixture, dip in prepared batter mix and deep fry. Coat about 10 rings at a time. To add extra crispiness, when the squid is about ½ done

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Gather random vegetables such as asparagus, half moon cuts of zucchini and squash, strips of green and red peppers, snow peas, and French cut beans. Season vegetables with salt and pepper. Dip in dry Tempura Batter mix (code 07230) dip in prepared tempura batter made with club soda, and deep fry at 350°. To add

Gently blend cooked turkey stuffing, with diced turkey, frozen corn and peas. Roll into a 2 oz ball and flatten into a 3 inch disc. Dust turkey dinner disc in dry tempura batter mix (07230), and dip in prepared tempura batter mix then roll in Authentic Japanese Panko (01020) coating liberally. Deep fry until brown,

Dredge skinless chicken thigh in dry Coconut Batter mix (code 09230). Dip in prepared coconut batter made with cold water then coat with Upper Crust Caribbean Coconut Panko (code 03510). Deep fry at 350-375º until done. Slice into 1-inch strips and serve with a sweet pineapple katsu sauce.

Cut fresh pineapple into 1-inch chunks or use a pineapple wedge about 5 inches long ½ inch thick. Dust pineapple with dry Coconut batter mix (code 09230) and shake off excess. Dip in prepared Coconut batter then roll in Coconut Panko (code 03510) applying liberally. Store in a freezer. Deep fry at 350-375º until golden

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