A Japanese dish of fish, shellfish, or vegetables, fried in batter.
More example sentences
- There is vegetarian sushi on offer as well as a choice of noodle dishes and tempura.
- Arrange some tempura vegetables around the dish and garnish with fried cilantro.
- To start I had the goujons of lemon sole tempura with an endive salad.
Japanese, probably from Portuguese tempêro 'seasoning'.