Turon (Banana Fritters)
  • 1 Bunch of Sweet Plantains (Saba Banana)
  • 2 cups of Brown Sugar
  • 1 pack of Spring Roll Wrappers (Lumpia Wrapper)
  • 2 cups of vegetable oil
  • ¼ cup of Sesame Seeds (optional)
  1. Peel the bananas and cut them in halves (lengthwise)
  2. Roll the bananas in brown sugar, Make sure they’re all coated
  3. Wrap and roll them carefully with the Spring Roll Wrapper
  4. Use a deep frying pan and heat the cooking oil in high heat
  5. Fry the wrapped bananas separately, they should not stick with each other
  6. Sprinkle the left over brown sugar
  7. Wait until they turn golden brown. The outside has to be crunchy.
  8. Then top them with sesame seeds
This is a favorite snack in our country. This can be bought from a small cafeteria and also in malls. But since it’s still pandemic, we make it at home. Some restaurants make this gourmet-ish as they add ice cream and stuff on top. --Belle S. --Manila, Philippines