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“This is a great party dish. Everyone can pick their favorite. Fun and delicious. Sometimes I even add fruit pieces.”

Ingredients Nutrition

  • 3 egg yolks
  • 2 cups very cold water
  • 2 12 cups flour
  • oil (for frying)


  1. Assorted seafood and vegetables (I like scallops, shrimp, small halibut pieces, mushrooms, cauliflower florets, small sweet potato slices, etc), use your favorite Heat oil to 375*.
  2. Combine yolks with water; mix well.
  3. Gradually stir in the flour; stir from the bottom of the bowl, gently.
  4. Do not overstir, this is the secret of a light batter.
  5. Some flour will still float on top of the batter.
  6. Pat seafood and veggies dry.
  7. Dip pieces in batter, let drain a little.
  8. Drop a few pieces at a time into hot oil; fry for only a minute or two, till golden.
  9. Drain on paper toweling.
  10. Serve with assorted sauces for dipping.

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