Beijing Banana Toffee (Deep Fried Bananas)

Recipe by Nolita_Food
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READY IN: 17mins
SERVES: 4
UNITS: US

INGREDIENTS

Nutrition
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DIRECTIONS

  • Peel bananas and cut them into 1.5" chunks Combine flour, cornstarch, egg, water and mix till smooth.
  • Heat frying oil till moderately hot.
  • Dip the banana chunks into the batter, lift them out one at a time, tap off the excess batter and put them into the hot oil.
  • Fry for 1-2 minutes, till the batter is golden.
  • Lift them out right away and drain on paper towels.
  • Have the bowl of ice water nearby.
  • Put sugar and sesame seed in a clean dry pot, melt the sugar till it darkens a little.
  • Reduce heat to very low, just to keep it warm but not burned.
  • Dip the fried banana chunks in, a few at a time, coat them thoroughly with sugar syrup and sesame.
  • Lift them out into the ice water to harden, then lift them right now.
  • Serve right away with vanilla ice cream.
  • This dish doesn't freeze at all, and you should serve it right away.
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