Lemon Vegetable Tempura

Lemon Vegetable Tempura

Veggies aren't always our favorite thing to eat, so of course we had to find an easier way. Using a bit of Zevia Cucumber Lemon Sparkling Water for some extra airiness, these refreshing snacks from All Purpose Flour Child are the perfect spring treat.

Ingredients

  • 1 cup all-purpose flour
  • 1/4 tsp baking soda
  • 1/4 tsp baking powder
  • 1 cup Zevia Cucumber Lemon Sparkling Water
  • canola or peanut oil, for frying
  • 15 sprigs asparagus (trimmed)
  • 1 cup snow peas
  • 1 medium zucchini (thinly sliced)
  • fresh chives or parsley (finely chopped)
  • flaky sea salt
  • fresh lemon wedge

Directions

  1. Fill a deep, heavy-bottomed pot with 2-3 inches of oil. Heat to 375°F.
  2. In a medium mixing bowl, whisk together the flour, baking soda, and baking powder. Whisk in the Zevia Cucumber Lemon Sparkling Water until batter comes through.
  3. Dip the vegetables in the batter and coat completely. 
  4. Gently add vegetables a few pieces at a time into
  5. oil, using tongs.
  6. Fry for 2-3 minutes until light golden brown, flipping halfway through.
  7. Remove vegetables and dry on a towel-lined plate. 
  8. Sprinkle with salt and squeeze fresh lemon juice. Top off with fresh chopped herbs for garnish. Enjoy.

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