Basic tempura batter

This tempura mix can be used to batter vegetables, anchovies, sage leaves or squid – perfect for creating deep-fried party snacks. 

  • Prep:5 mins
    no cook
  • Serves 4
  • Easy

Nutrition per serving

  • kcal 91
  • fat 0.2g
  • saturates 0.1g
  • carbs 21g
  • sugars 0g
  • fibre 0.3g
  • protein 0.8g
  • salt 0.13g


  • 70g cornflour
  • 30g plain flour
  • 80ml sparkling water, chilled
  • small handful crushed ice


How to use your batter

Discover how to deep-fry using tempura batter with thisĀ squid recipe.


  1. To make the batter, mix the flours with a pinch of sea salt. Whisk in the sparkling water and crushed ice then you are ready to use.

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