Weight Watchers Tempura Asparagus Recipe
Weight Watchers Tempura Asparagus Recipe. Asparagus is a unique vegetable. Its flavor is delicate, and it has a distinctive texture that sets it apart from other vegetables. Asparagus is also highly versatile, and it can be used in a wide variety of dishes.
Tempura asparagus is a simple and delicious dish that makes a great appetizer or side dish.
This quick and easy recipe is ready in just 20 minutes, so it’s the perfect appetizer or side dish when you’re short on time.
This Japanese dish is made with vegetable oil, tempura mix, water, asparagus, and sea salt. It’s super easy to make, and tastes great!
Weight Watchers Points
MyWW Points: 5 Green Plan
5 WW Smart Point
Personal Points will vary based on your individual plan.
What is Tempura
Tempura is a Japanese dish that is made with seafood or vegetables that are battered and then deep-fried. It is a classic Japanese dish that can be enjoyed as an appetizer or main course. Tempura is light, crispy, and flavorful, and it is a popular dish in Japan.
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Asparagus is a vegetable that is related to broccoli, cauliflower and cabbage. It is a spring vegetable that is typically harvested in the early spring before the spears become tough. Asparagus can be eaten cooked or raw and has a slightly bitter taste.
It is a good source of fiber, vitamin C and potassium. Asparagus can be boiled, steamed, grilled or roasted. It can also be added to soups or salads.
Sea salt is a type of salt that is harvested from the ocean
It has a different flavor and texture than regular table salt, and it is also considered a healthier option. Sea salt is loaded with minerals like magnesium, potassium, and calcium, which makes it good for your health.
Additionally, sea salt contains less sodium than table salt, making it a better choice for those looking to reduce their intake of processed foods. Sea salt can be used in cooking or added to food as a finishing touch.
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Weight Watchers Tempura Asparagus
- Prepare asparagus by cutting off the tough ends.
- Layout paper towels for draining the asparagus later.
- In a deep fryer, or a saucepan, add approximately 2 inches of oil, and heat over medium/high heat.
- In a shallow bowl, add tempura mix and water. Stir to combine.
- Dip each asparagus spear in the batter to coat evenly, then gently shake off excess.
- Approximately 5 at a time, carefully add asparagus into the oil.
- Fry approximately 1 minute, or until the asparagus floats to the top of the oil.
- Place on paper towels to drain off the oil.
- Season with sea salt.
- Repeat the process for the rest of the asparagus spears.
- Serve immediately.
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