Caramelized Banana Recipe

Tasty caramelized banana with honey lemon sauce

Caramelized bananas recipe
Total Time (Mins): 
15
Prep Time (Mins): 
5
Cook Time (Mins): 
10
Serving: 
1
Ingredients: 

Ripe Firm Banana: 1
Clarified Butter: 4 tbsp
Sugar: 4 tbsp
Honey: 3 tbsp
Lemon Juice: ½ lemon

 

Cooking Method: 
Frying
Skill Level: 
Beginner
Instructions: 

1) Slice the banana into ½ inch thick pieces

2) Heat clarified butter in a fry pan. Add sugar. Fry till sugar melts and the color slowly changes to brown. Lower the heat.

3) Add sliced bananas in 2 batches. Fry and coat the two sides with syrup (approx. 1-2 min).

4) Place the sliced Banannas on a serving plate. Add honey and lemon juice to the remaining syrup in the pan. Stir it well (approx 1 min). Pour it on the slices of caramelized bananas.

 

Common Mistakes: 

Lower the heat once sugar dissolves. Do not burn the sugar. Allow brown color formation.

Tips: 

Use fork or kitchen tongs to flip the bananas

Alternative Ingredients: 

1) Substitute ripe firm bananas with ripe plantains

2) Substitute clarified butter with unsalted butter

 

Bonus: 

Serve warm preferably with lemon ice cream

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