No63 [HARUYO’S RECIPE] Fried meat and vegetables with tempura (Shoeitei no yofu Kakiage)
This recipe was a particular favourite of the writer NATSUME Soseki (1867-1916).
1 Chop the green beans and onions into cubes.
2 Cut the shredded pork into small pieces.
3 Put the green beans, onion and pork into a bowl and season.
4 Add the eggs, flour and water.
5 Mix together well.
6 Heat the oil to 180℃. Put in a tablespoon at a time of the meat and vegetable mixture and flatten.
7 fry for about 3 minutes, turn them over and cook for a further 3 minutes.
8 Remove and drain on kitchen paper.
9 Serve immediately with lea and Perrins sauce, and mustard.
Tips and advice : you can also use chicken, broad beans, sweet pepper or potato. always use onion to add flavour.
INGREDIENTS (FOR 4)
200g shredded pork
150g french green beans
150g tempura flour
(or 75g plain flour, 75g cornflour and 1/2 teaspoon baking powder)
Salt and pepper