Tempura Onion Straws with Zesty Ketchup

Prep Time 5 min
Cook Time 3 Min
Servings 4 to 6
Difficulty Moderate

Ingredients

  • 1 large onion
  • Packaged tempura batter mix
  • 1 tsp. salt
  • 1/4 tsp. black pepper
  • 1/4 tsp. cayenne pepper
  • Crisco® Pure Canola Oil
  • Crisco® Pure Peanut Oil
  • Salt
  • ZESTY KETCHUP
  • 1/2 cup ketchup
  • 1 tsp. hot sauce
  • 1 1/2 tsps. prepared horseradish

Directions

  • Step 1

    SLICE onion in half lengthwise, then crosswise into 1/4-inch slices. Prepare enough tempura mix according to package directions to yield about 1 1/2 cups. Stir in salt, pepper and cayenne pepper. Refrigerate at least 30 minutes.

  • Step 2

    HEAT oil to a depth of 3 inches in 4-quart saucepan or deep fryer. Heat to 375ºF. Dip onion pieces in tempura batter, letting excess drip back into bowl.

  • Step 3

    FRY a few at a time in hot oil 2 to 3 minutes, or until golden brown, turning two or three times. Drain on paper towels. Sprinkle with salt . Serve immediately with Zesty Ketchup.

  • Step 5

    COMBINE all ingredients

Serving size
(1/4 of recipe)

  • Calories 170
  • Calories from Fat45g
  • Total Fat 5g
  • Saturated Fat 0g
  • Polyunsaturated Fat 0g
  • Monounsaturated Fat 0g
  • Cholesterol 0mg
  • Sodium 960mg
  • Potassium 0mg
  • Total Carbohydrates 29g
  • Dietary Fiber 1g
  • Sugars 9g
  • Protein 2g
  • Vitamin A 0%
  • Vitamin C 0%
  • Vitamin D 0%
  • Calcium 0%
  • Thiamin 0%
  • Niacin 0%
  • Zinc 0%
  • Riboflavin 0%
  • Iron 0%

*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet