Tempura Nutrition Facts

Calories, fat, protein, and carbohydrate values for Tempura.


There are 438 calories in Tempura.


Nutrition Facts
Serving Size:


serving (416 grams)

Amount Per Serving
Calories from Fat 146
Calories 438

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 16 grams

Saturated Fat 2 grams

Trans Fat 0.3 grams
Polyunsaturated Fat 9.3 grams
Monounsaturated Fat 3.8 grams

Cholesterol 213 milligrams

Sodium 1150 milligrams

Potassium 718 milligrams

Total Carbohydrates 47 grams

Dietary Fiber 5.2 grams

Sugars 5.8 grams
Protein 27 grams

Vitamin A


Vitamin C





Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.

How long would it take to burn off 440 KCal?
Walking (3mph) 118 minutes
Running (6mph) 42 minutes
Bicycling (10mph) 61 minutes
Values estimated based on person weighing 140 lbs.

What is the difference between fried and tempura?

What makes tempura distinctive – different from other ‘traditional’ fried fare – is the batter itself. Tempura uses no bread crumbs. Instead, it consists of flour, egg and cold water – spices and other forms of starch (i.e. corn starch) may be added.

What is fried tempura made of?

This simple batter has just three ingredients: flour, egg, and ice water. Tempura mix is available in some specialty stores, but it’s simple enough to use plain ‘ol all-purpose flour instead. This incredibly basic mix of ingredients creates that puffy, light-as-air coating so many of us are familiar with.

What is usually in tempura?

1. Shrimp, Prawn, and Squid. Also called as “ebi” in Japanese, shrimp and prawn are the most common seafood ingredient for tempura. The shrimp is always cooked in a way that keeps its straight form and prevents it from curling up.

What’s the difference between tempura and batter?

What is the Difference Between Tempura and Other Batters? Generally, “tempura” is the word used to describe any food that has been coated in tempura batter and fried using the tempura frying method. The batter is the actual coating used in tempura and is comprised of cold water, flour, and a beaten egg.

Is tempura healthier than deep-fried?

One serving of vegetable tempura has around 270 calories and has a total of 19 grams of fat, 24 grams of carbohydrates, and 5 grams of protein. This dish is very high in fat from the oil from the deep-frying, which makes up around 170 calories of the 270.

Is tempura healthy to eat?

While vegetable tempura may seem like a relatively healthy choice, the American Heart Association advises that it’s best to avoid fried foods because they are higher in calories and fat than vegetables that are roasted, broiled or stir-fried.

Why is tempura so good?

But what makes tempura different from other fried fare is its distinctive batter. It uses no bread crumbs and less grease than other frying methods. The batter is basically made from beaten egg, flour and cold water.

What do people eat tempura with?

Tempura is most commonly eaten with ‘ten-tsuyu‘ – a dipping sauce made from dashi soup stock, soy sauce, and mirin (sweet rice wine). It’s also quite common to add grated ginger or grated Japanese daikon radish to ten-tsuyu; both grated ginger and daikon radish add a refreshing edge to deep fried foods.