Tuesday, September 4, 2012

Turon at Banana Q !

Walking along the streets of the Philippines is not complete without stopping by a street vendor to experience one of the most loved and ubiquitous "in between meal snack". Indeed, turon and banana q is the original Pinoy street foods !

Sharing traditional recipes of the most loved Pinoy snacks...




6 pcs Banana (Saba) cut into half (lengthwise)
12 pcs Jackfruit (fresh or preserved), strips
12 pcs Lumpia (springroll) wrappers
1 cup Brown Sugar
Cooking oil for frying

Lay wrapper, place banana and sprinkle sugar. Add jackfruit on top.

Roll and seal both sides ( just as you make vegetable spring rolls). Repeat to the rest of ingredients.

Pre-heat oil on medium heat. Fry rolled turon, once slightly brown sprinkle with brown sugar until it caramelize and golden brown. Remove from oil and drain.

Serve and Enjoy !

Banana @


8 pcs Banana (Saba variety), peeled
1/4 c Brown Sugar
Cooking Oil for frying
4 pcs Bamboo Skewers


In a wok at high heat, deep fry bananas until slightly brown. Sprinkle with brown sugar and continue frying and stirring until sugar has melted and caramelized.

Remove from wok and drain. Using, a bamboo skewer string 2 cooked bananas together.

Serve and Enjoy !

Food Notes :

1. Philippines is the leading exporter of Bananas.
2. Omit jackfruit if not available for turon,