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Popcorn Rock Shrimp Tempura in Creamy Sweet Miso Sauce

Ingredients: 5 oz - Rock Shrimp

1 Oz. - Mixed Mushrooms, sauteed in Butter

2 Each - Asparagus, steamed and sliced

1 Oz. - Spicy Mayo (see recipe)

5 Cups - Tempura Batter (See Recipe)

1 Cup - Tempura Flour

1 sprig - Chervil

1 Oz. - Dengaku Miso (see recipe)

1 each - Lemon wedge

1 Tbl - Unsalted Butter

Preparation Instructions

Step #1 Dust Rock Shrimp with Tempura Flour.

Step #2 Coat with Tempura Batter, and fry at 350 degrees.

Step #3 Sautee Mushroom and Asparagus with butter in a sauce pan.

Step #4 Add Tempura Shrimp, Dengaku Miso and Spicy Mayo to the pan.

Step #5 Toss until well coated.

Step #6 Garnish with chervil and 1/2 Lemon wheel

Spicy Mayonnaise

1 cup Best Foods Mayonnaise

1 Tblspn Sriracha (Vietnamese Garlic Chile Paste)**

1 tspn Sesame Oil

Preparation Instructions

Step #1 Mix all three items in a mixing bowl and chill until ready to use.

Step #2 Place spicy Mayonnaise in squeeze bottle.

Sweet Miso

7 Cups Sake

7 Cups Shiro miso (white miso, same as miso soup)

7 Cups Sugar

7 Each Eggs (Yolk only)

** 1st Bring Sake to a boil and burn off the Alcohol**