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Indonesian Fried Bananas

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“A great side dish to an Indonesian meal, or a extended "rijsttafel" which consists of many dishes. Even if you do not coat the banana's with coconut it is still very nice. You can also use half butter, half oil for frying”
READY IN:
15mins
SERVES:
4
UNITS:
US

Ingredients Nutrition

  • 3 large bananas
  • 3 ounces desiccated coconut
  • peanut oil, for shallow frying

Directions

  1. Put the desiccated coconut in a large mixing bowl and set aside.
  2. Peel the bananas, slice thickly on an angle, then place in the bowl with the coconut and toss to coat well on all sides.
  3. Heat the oil in a large frying pan, add the coated banana and stir fry over low/medium heat until the coconut is lightly browned and the banana slices are heated through.
  4. Serve hot as an accompaniment.
  5. Note: you can also quarter the banana's instead of slicing them.

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