Fried coconut bananas

Fried coconut bananas

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Prep: 10 mins Cook: 10 mins


Serves 2
These bananas make the ultimate sticky, sweet finale to a Thai-style meal

Nutrition and extra info

Nutrition: per serving

  • kcal272
  • fat13g
  • saturates11g
  • carbs40g
  • sugars38g
  • fibre1g
  • protein2g
  • salt0.22g
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  • 2 tbsp palm sugar or soft light brown sugar
  • 2 bananas, peeled, halved lengthways, then each chunk halved again



    Probably the best known, most popular tropical fruit, their name probably derives from the…

  • 150ml coconut milk
  • coconut ice cream and toasted, shredded coconut, to serve



    A large hairy, brown nut that grows on the coconut tree, found throughout the world's…


  1. Heat the sugar in a small frying pan. When melted, add the bananas and caramelise on each side for 3-4 mins. Lift out and set aside.

  2. Tip the coconut milk into the pan with a pinch of salt, stir into the sugar and bubble until syrupy. Divide between 2 bowls, top with the caramelised bananas, then add a scoop of ice cream and scatter with toasted coconut.

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Comments (3)

baskey's picture

Brilliant. Wasn't that syrupy. Maybe more sugar required? Very very good though.

starbucksluvver's picture

messy. fiddly to make. disappointing

macindo's picture

Made this a couple of times already as it's so delicious! Coconut & bananas & syrup yummie! I used vanilla icecream instead of coconut as I didn't have but still lovely..

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