Ingredients Edit


Candied Banana Fritters

Directions Edit

  1. Heat wok and add oil for deep-frying.
  2. Mix together the sugar and water.
  3. Set aside.
  4. Beat the egg in a bowl.
  5. Stir in the cornstarch, ½ cup flour, and up to ⅓ cup water, and blend well.
  6. Cut each banana on the diagonal into 1½-inch thick slices (4 or 5 slices per banana).
  7. Lightly dust each banana piece with a bit of the remaining ¼ cup of flour.
  8. Coat each piece in the flour batter using your fingers.
  9. Drop the bananas into the hot oil and deep-fry until they are golden brown, turning once.
  10. Remove and drain on paper towels.
  11. Heat frying pan and add 1 tablespoon of oil.
  12. Give the sugar and water mixture a quick re-stir and add to the frying pan.
  13. Stir the mixture on low heat until the sugar dissolves and turns light brown.
  14. Turn off the heat and add the bananas, turning to coat them in the sugar.
  15. Finish off by plunging immediately into ice cold water to harden the sugar.
  16. Repeat with all the bananas.
  17. Sprinkle with sesame seeds and serve.
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