Pork Tempura Recipe

February 18, 2014 (Last Updated: December 1, 2014)

How to cook Pork Tempura

Tempura is a popular Japanese dish commonly cooked with vegetables and seafood such as squid, fish and most specially shrimp. In this dish we are preparing the Pork Tempura Recipe, though pork is not usually cooked as tempura, but it is as appetizing as the typical tempura that we all enjoy.

According to history this dish was imported and introduced to Japan by Portuguese and the term “tempura” is a kind of a cooking process which is dipping the vegetables and fish into a batter and then frying.

Now here’s how to cook this scrumptious version of Pork Tempura Recipe, it is absolutely easy to make, serve it with your favorite dipping sauce.

Pork Belly Tempura Recipe

Pork Tempura Ingredients:

  • 1/2 kilo Pork Steak
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon black pepper
  • 1/2 cup all-purpose flour for dusting
  • 1 piece egg, beaten

Vinegar Dip:

  • 6 tablespoon Vinegar
  • 3 pcs garlic cloves, minced
  • 3 pcs Siling Labuyo (optional)

Pork Tempura Cooking Instructions:

  • Massage the pork with Salt and Pepper, make sure that seasoned the whole pork meat.
  • Slice  the Pork meat into strips.
  • Dust each pork slice with all purpose flour.
  • Dip into the egg then roll into the bread crumbs.
  • Deep fry each pork slices until golden brown.

Vinegar Dip:

  • In a small bowl, mix all  the ingredients.
  • Serve the Dip with tempura.

Pork Belly Tempura Recipe

Pork Tempura Recipe is absolutely easy to make and you can serve it with your favorite dipping sauce.

Pork Belly Tempura Recipe

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    sherry ann gole cruz

    August 16, 2014 at 8:16 am

    my favorite.love to make this!

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    Deborah Boyd

    February 25, 2014 at 9:19 pm

    So happy to see this recipe. I always wanted to learn how to make Pork Tempura. Thanks for the recipe.

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    Mary (Cozy Little Book Journal)

    February 21, 2014 at 11:20 pm

    Can I replace with chicken?

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      Ed Joven
      February 26, 2014 at 6:18 pm

      yes you can use chicken fillet.

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    February 20, 2014 at 10:14 pm

    I’m going to try your recipe. Last time I tried to cook pork tempura, the batter won’t stick to the pork. Maybe because I only put flour and no corn starch? Anyways, thanks for this 🙂

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    Dorothy Boucher

    February 20, 2014 at 10:28 am

    this sounds like a wonderful dish, i am just not good at eating anything that is too spicey. some hotness i can take but if its too spicey i won’t be able to eat it.. but this does sound yummy 😉 thanks for share @tisonlyme143

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    Marielle Altenor

    February 19, 2014 at 12:24 am

    yum! I’ve never had pork tempura before. this sounds really delicious!

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    February 18, 2014 at 6:19 am

    I will definitely give this recipe a try 🙂 thanks for sharing

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