Ivory Coast Fried Bananas
Peel bananas and cut each in half. Cut each piece into four pieces - lengthwise, giving you a total of 32 french fry-sized pieces.
- 4 medium bananas
2 or 3 Tablespoons fresh lemon juice
3/4 cup finely crushed corn flakes
peanut oil for frying
black pepper (savory) - optional
cinnamon and sugar (sweet) - optional
Place banana pieces in a large shalow bowl and drizzle with lemon juice to prevent browning. Let set for 5 minutes.
Heat peanut oil (about 1/2 inch deep) in a heavy skillet at medium-high heat.
Place crushed corn flakes in a seperate large shallow bowl or on a baking pan. Roll each banana piece in corn flakes until well covered.
Fry banana pieces in skillet until golden brown on each side.
Spinkle with either pepper or a 50/50 mix of cinnamon/sugar. depending whether you'd like them sweet or savory.
A great side dish with any meal, but especially good at breafast.
Mr Breakfast would like to thank CornFlake for this recipe.
Recipe number 1552. Submitted 10/16/2005.