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Calories in Shrimp Tempura

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Calories in Shrimp Tempura
Shrimp tempura being served at a restaurant. Photo Credit DykyoStudio/iStock/Getty Images

Shrimp tempura consists primarily of shrimp that have been battered and deep fried. This dish typically includes a side order of vegetables. Protein is the primary source of calories in shrimp tempura.


This nutrition information applies to a cup of shrimp tempura, which typically contains about a dozen medium shrimp. A serving of shrimp tempura contains 187 calories, which is about 9.4 percent of the daily value for calories. This daily value assumes a standard diet of 2,000 calories per day.

Protein, Carbohydrates and Fat

The calorie content in a serving of shrimp tempura consists of 94 calories from protein, 61 calories from carbohydrates and 32 calories from fat. Shrimp tempura contains 23.49 g of protein, or about 47 percent of the daily value for protein. The carbohydrate content in shrimp tempura is 13.36 g, which is about 4 percent of the daily value for carbohydrates. A serving of shrimp tempura also provides 3.6 g of fat, or about 6 percent of the daily value for fat.

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Saturated Fat

Shrimp tempura has 0.868 g of saturated fat, which is 4 percent of the daily value for saturated fat. The saturated fat content in a serving of shrimp tempura provides about eight calories.

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