Banana Cue

CategoryDifficultyBeginner

Banana Cue is a popular street food item and a favorite Filipino snacks or merienda.

Yields1 Serving
Prep Time5 minsCook Time15 minsTotal Time20 mins

Ingredients
 1 large bunch (hand) saba bananas (15-20 pieces)
 1 cup brown sugar
 vegetable oil for frying
 15-20 bamboo skewers

Procedure
1

Heat the vegetable oil in a large pan over medium heat.

2

Once the oil is hot, carefully add the bananas to the pan one at a time.

3

Fry for about 3 minutes or until they start to turn slightly golden brown color.

4

Add the sugar and let it stand without stirring. Wait until the sugar starts to caramelize.

5

Stir the bananas so it is coated with caramelized sugar. Continue frying, stirring several times to have the bananas fully coated with the caramelized sugar.

6

Turn the heat off once the bananas are cooked through. Drain excess oil in banana leaves or waxed paper or paper towels.

7

Skewer bananas in a bamboo stick while bananas slightly cool down.

Serve hot with a cold or hot drink.

Ingredients

Ingredients
 1 large bunch (hand) saba bananas (15-20 pieces)
 1 cup brown sugar
 vegetable oil for frying
 15-20 bamboo skewers

Directions

Procedure
1

Heat the vegetable oil in a large pan over medium heat.

2

Once the oil is hot, carefully add the bananas to the pan one at a time.

3

Fry for about 3 minutes or until they start to turn slightly golden brown color.

4

Add the sugar and let it stand without stirring. Wait until the sugar starts to caramelize.

5

Stir the bananas so it is coated with caramelized sugar. Continue frying, stirring several times to have the bananas fully coated with the caramelized sugar.

6

Turn the heat off once the bananas are cooked through. Drain excess oil in banana leaves or waxed paper or paper towels.

7

Skewer bananas in a bamboo stick while bananas slightly cool down.

Serve hot with a cold or hot drink.

Banana Cue

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