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Quebec vegetable-tofu tempura

45 minutes
Cooking time
20 minutes



  • 2 egg yolks
  • 500 ml (2 cups) all-purpose flour
  • 30 ml (2 tbsp.) cornstarch
  • 500 ml (2 cups) ice water
  • 8 1-cm (1/2-in.) slices peeled Quebec sweet potato
  • 4 1-cm (1/2-in.) slices onion
  • 8 1-cm (1/2-in.) slices summer squash
  • 8 broccoli florets
  • 8 strips red fish, trimmed
  • 12 green beans, snapped
  • 250 g (1/2 lb) tofu, sliced
  • 45 ml (3 tbsp.) tamari soy sauce
  • 45 ml (3 tbsp.) lime juice
  • 30 ml (2 tbsp.) finely grated fresh ginger


Preheat oil in fryer to 180°C (350°F).

  1. Beat egg yolks with water in a bowl for 1 minute. In a separate bowl, mix flour and cornstarch, and make a well. Pour in egg mixture. Whisk for 5 seconds. The batter does not have to be smooth to use.
  2. Dip a few pieces of filling ingredients at a time into batter and drain off excess on side of bowl. Fry until golden. Lie on a baking sheet and keep warm in oven while frying other ingredients.
  3. Mix sauce ingredients and serve with tempura.
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