Tempura is seafood and vegetables deep-fried in batter. The batter of tempura is made from flour, water, and eggs. Tempura is eaten with either a dipping sauce called “tentsuyu” or dipped in salt. It's a common food you can order in Izakaya-style restaurants.
Deep-fried tasty fresh ingredients - how can you go wrong? Tempura fried vegetables are a safe option for fussy eaters, and also a good option for vegetarian diners who often have difficulty finding menu items completely free from meat.
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- Where can I eat it? -
There are some specialist tempura restaurants, but it’s more common as a menu item in other, more general restaurants like izakaya. Tempura is also part of many other dishes, such as donburi and udon. One easily accessable example of this is Tenya, a “tendon” (tempura on donburi) specialist chain that are conveniently open from 11 to 11, every day. Click on the restaurant guide link below for more information.