Recipes on this page : Bacon and banana fritters , Gingered
Bananas , Fried Bananas
250 g rindless streaky bacon
125 g self-raising flour
2 ml salt
1 large egg, lightly beaten
150 ml milk
3 small bananas, peeled
10 ml sunflower oil
20 ml butter
Grill bacon until crisp, remove from the pan and drain on absorbent paper.
Chop half of the bacon roughly. Mix together the flour and salt in a bowl.
Make a well in the centre and add the egg and half the milk. Stir in the
flour from the sides of the well, until the mixture is smooth. Add
remaining milk and stir well. Chop 1 of the bananas into small cubes and
add to the batter, along with the chopped bacon. Season to taste with
freshly ground black pepper. Heat the oil in a large pan and drop spoonfuls
of the batter into the pan. Fry over medium heat until golden brown on both
sides. Set aside and keep warm. Cut the remaining bananas diagonally into
thick slices. Heat the butter in a clean pan and fry the banana slices
until browned. Serve fritters with fried banana slices and remaining bacon
strips. Serves 4
Turn a simple ice cream plate into a tropical delight. Bananas marinated in
caramelized ginger and topped with a lime sauce.
1 tablespoon margarine or butter, melted
1 tablespoon grated gingerroot
3 bananas, peeled and cut into chunks
1 tablespoon dark brown sugar
1 teaspoon lime juice
Combine margarine with gingerroot in a small pan; add bananas and sprinkle
with brown sugar. Cook until browned, about 2 minutes.
Stir; continue cooking until sauce begins to caramelize, another 2 minutes.
Remove from heat; carefully place bananas on a serving dish.
Sprinkle lime juice in same skillet; mix well and drizzle sauce over
1/2 cup rice flour
1 cup flour
2 teaspoons baking powder
1/2 teaspoon salt
1 cup water
1 cup coconut milk
1 cup oil
Peel ripe bananas, cover, and set aside. In a bowl, blend together rice
flour, flour, baking powder, and salt. In another bowl, combine water, egg,
and coconut milk. Slowly add the dry ingredients and stir until well mixed.
In a skillet, heat oil until smoking. Dip the bananas one at a time into
the batter and fry in the hot oil until golden brown, turning once