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.
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.
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.
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.



200g shredded pork
1 onion
150g french green beans
2 eggs
150g tempura flour
(or 75g plain flour, 75g cornflour and 1/2 teaspoon baking powder)
50ml water
Salt and pepper