Tempura frog legs with Habanero Pepper Jelly

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I know it’s not for everyone, but we love it! Delicious, crispy outside, juicy and flavorful inside and spicy dipping sauce that’s all you need for a great combination. It can be served as an appetizer or as a main dish with sides.


Tempura frog legs with habanero jelly

Recipe by Sweet ZivileCourse: Appetizers, MainDifficulty: Easy


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  • For the frog legs
  • 1 lb. of frog legs

  • Salt and pepper to taste

  • 2 garlic cloves, pressed or finely grated

  • For tempura batter
  • 1/2 cup of corn flour

  • 1/2 cup of all purpose flour

  • 1 egg

  • 3/4 cup of ice cold water

  • 1 tsp. of fine sea salt

  • 1 tsp. of baking powder

  • 1 tsp. of baking soda

  • Flavorless vegetable oil for deep frying

  • Sweet Zivile Habanero Pepper Jelly

Let’s make it

  • Cut the legs in half, making 1 leg portions.
  • Pat dry and rub with garlic. Sprinkle with salt and pepper.
  • Let’s make the batter
  • Mix all the tempura batter ingredients together. Don’t over mix, small clumps are fine. If you will over mix, it will be hard rather then airy.
  • Dip each leg into the batter and fry in 350 F preheated oil until golden brown.
  • Serve with Sweet Zivile Habanero Pepper Jelly on the side.
  • Enjoy!

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