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Christoph's™ Shrimp Tempura

A Japanese Style Shrimp Appetizer

Servings: 3 to 4

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     Shrimp Tempura ― an appetizer made in heaven! I was introduced to this delicatessen when working with Japanese customers. A favorite place of mine was called Sakura, in Arlington Heights, IL. We would go there on Friday nights, because the head chef and owner would personally shop for fresh seafood on Thursdays.

     Instead of an appetizer, I ordered it as a meal ― 16 delicately prepared prawns. Oh, what a delight. Tempura and Chivas Regal. I gained a reputation of "The American who ate 50+ shrimp tempura." Of course, we all know how fireside stories are told and get exaggerated over time. But I did not mind and still devour a few to this day.

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The Angler replied the topic:
1 year 7 months ago
Shrimp Tempura is one of my favorite appetizers or meals. Whenever I traveled to Japan, I always ended the day with this delicacy.