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Spicy Garlic Tempura Shrimp

One of my favorite parts of take-out Asian food is the side of fried rice. it goes with everything from short ribs to steamed crabs. The problem with fried rice is that it can be a bit laborious to make at home, especially when you are making a main course to go with it.

Spicy Garlic Tempura Shrimp Recipe

That’s why the new lines of Ling Ling Fried Rice, which is already premade with all the vegetables and seasonings and ready to heat, makes for the perfect addition to your meal that is simple to make and inspired by authentic Asian inspired recipes from Japan, China, Korea and Thailand.

Spicy Garlic Tempura Shrimp Recipe

The Chinese-Style Vegetable makes for a perfect side or try the Yakitori Chicken, Yakiniku Beef, Thai-Style Chicken or Bibimbap Beef as an easy main course. Each grain of rice is infused during the cooking process with their signature sauces that gives incredible flavor in every bite. We found Ling Ling in the frozen foods section of our local grocery store.

Spicy Garlic Tempura Shrimp Recipe

We chose to pair Ling Ling Fried Rice, which features edamame, carrots, fire roasted corn and red bell peppers, all tossed in a traditional soy-based sauce, with one of my favorite Asian-inspired dishes: spicy tempura shrimp.

Spicy Garlic Tempura Shrimp Recipe
Spicy Garlic Tempura Shrimp Recipe

Spicy Garlic Tempura Shrimp

Yield: 4
Prep Time: 5 minutes
Cook Time: 10 minutes
Total Time: 15 minutes

Try this spicy garlic tempura shrimp!


  • 1 pound colossal shrimp (11-13 count)
  • 3/4 cup cornstarch
  • 1/4 cup white flour
  • 1/2 cup water
  • 1 large egg
  • 1 tsp. baking powder
  • 1 tsp. cayenne pepper
  • 1/2 tsp. garlic powder
  • 1/2 tsp. salt
  • 2 cups sunflower or canola oil (optional if using deep fryer)
  • 1 lime
  • 1/2 tsp. of Sriracha Sauce (optional)


  1. Peel and de-vein shrimp, leaving only the tail. Rinse with cold water.
  2. If not using a deep fryer, in a large frying pan, preheat oil to approximately 375 degrees.
  3. Mix remaining ingredients in large mixing bowl until a smooth, creamy batter is formed.
  4. Dip shrimp in batter so that it is thoroughly coated.
  5. Fry in hot oil until shrimp are cooked all the way through and batter turns golden brown.
  6. Remove from oil and place on paper towel to absorb excess oil.
Nutrition Information:
Yield: 4 Serving Size: 1
Amount Per Serving: Calories: 1245Total Fat: 112gSaturated Fat: 9gTrans Fat: 0gUnsaturated Fat: 102gCholesterol: 286mgSodium: 1526mgCarbohydrates: 32gFiber: 1gSugar: 1gProtein: 29g

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Serve the shrimp over a bed of rice with a slice of lime. If you want a little more spice, try a splash of sriracha sauce on top. With Ling Ling Fried Rice, staying in tastes like going out.

Spicy Garlic Tempura Shrimp Recipe

Asian Inspired Recipes:

What’s your favorite Asian-inspired dish? Do you love pairing your meals with fried rice? You might like this sweet and sour chicken recipe too!

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