You’ll want to fill your dining table with light and crisp tempura once you’ve mastered the little tricks in this video. Plus, the possibilities of what you can turn into tempura are almost endless, so it’s a great way to use up odds and ends like leftover herbs and vegetable stems.
Why we love this video: Japanese cook Rie McClenny is a producer at the super-popular online food network Tasty. Her top hacks include tips like making sure the batter ingredients are chilled and using chopsticks to mix the batter. No whisking – you want some chunks left in your batter to add texture, whereas using chopsticks prevents you from overmixing .