Octopus and Shiso Tempura

The green shiso looks and tastes great. Perfect for parties.

Octopus and Shiso Tempura
Photographed by Masaharu Shirane


Recipe by
Remi Hirano

Average

Quick

Party

450kcal

15minutes

Calorie count is for full recipe.

Ingredients

  • 10 shiso leaves
  • 120 g boiled octopus
  • [A]

    • 4 tbsp tempura flour mix
    • 4-5 tbsp water
    • 5 shiso leaves (minced)
  • 1/2 lemon (cut into wedges)
  • A pinch of salt
  • Oil for deep-frying, as needed

Directions

1

Cut the octopus into 20 bite-size pieces. Lightly season with salt.

2

Cut the shiso lengthwise in half. Wrap each piece of octopus with shiso and fasten with a toothpick.

3

Heat the frying oil to 180°C. Mix [A] to prepare the batter. Dip each piece of shiso-octopus into the batter and deep-fry until golden brown. Remove and drain.

4

Plate up and garnish with the lemon wedges.