Ivory Coast Fried Bananas

Ivory Coast Fried Bananas

(4 servings)    Printable Version
  • 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
Peel bananas and cut each in half. Cut each piece into four pieces - lengthwise, giving you a total of 32 french fry-sized pieces.

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.

Comments About This Recipe
What do you think of Ivory Coast Fried Bananas?
Overall Average Rating = 5 (out of 5)
Based on 3 votes.


Official Member: Team BreakfastFrom Fruitybootynell (Team Breakfast Member)
Rating (out of 5):  

Excited about this one. Almost too good to be true. Made my Nell family proud. The flavors were just right.

Comment submitted: 5/22/2015 (#19423)



From American Dad
Rating (out of 5):  

Delicious!

Comment submitted: 3/23/2015 (#19332)



From R.Z.

Very cool. Yum!

Comment submitted: 9/13/2012 (#14403)



From blah

Going to bring this in for my French class project on the Ivory Coast. Could I see a picture before I make it?

Comment submitted: 4/26/2010 (#10388)



From Mii
Rating (out of 5):  

Cool. Different. Delicious.

Comment submitted: 6/4/2008 (#5455)



From zasdawisha

Show a picture please.

Comment submitted: 2/15/2008 (#4630)



From UK Eater

Lovely.

Comment submitted: 1/30/2008 (#4515)





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