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Turon Recipe


How to make Turon Recipe.

Turon Recipe.  Turon is one of the bestseller, street food snacks here in the Philippines. It’s made from ripe banana “Saba” with Jackfruit strips wrapped in “Lumpia” Spring Rolls wrapper. Deep fried and coated with caramelized brown sugar similar to Banana Que and Camote Que. It is easy to make and so affordable.


Turon Ingredients:

  • 6 big ripe Saba (plantain), peeled and halves
  • ½ cup fresh jackfruit, strips
  • ½ cup packed brown sugar
  • 12 pcs. Lumpia or Spring Roll wrapper
  • 1/8 cup water for sealing
  • 1 cup oil, for frying
  • 2 tbsp. toasted sesame seeds, (optional)

Turon Procedure:

  • Wash banana, peeled and cut into halves, then cut jackfruit into strips and set aside. Prepare “Lumpia” Spring Rolls wrapper, sugar and water in a clean chopping board. To assemble place 1 wrapper then put 2 halves of banana, insert a strips of jackfruit in between and lightly sprinkle a teaspoon of brown sugar. Then fold both ends of the wrapper and roll from top to bottom and brush with a little water on the edge to seal. Repeat procedure until all bananas wrapped. Chill banana rolls in a freezer for 5 minutes.
turon prep
  • Heat the oil in a frying pan on a medium heat. Fry turon by batches until crispy and light golden brown repeat until done. Turn the heat on low, in the same pan put the remaining brown sugar in the hot oil and let it melt for a second. Put back turon in a pan, mix to coat evenly and sprinkle with toasted sesame seeds if using then place on a serving plate and serve warm.



My sweet, crunchy and piping hot mini-Turons….  Well it’s a snack time  for me 🙂  


Note:  Don’t forget to turn the heat on low to avoid sugar from burning or you’ll end up with a bitter Turon.


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Hello, I'm Ping Joven welcome to Pinoy Desserts the home of Filipino Dessert Recipes, I love sweets and I love to share my goodies with my family and friends. I’ve spent so much time in our kitchen even though I don’t have formal cooking education, but I cook and bake a lot. I have a large collection of cookbooks. I love watching Foodnetwork Channel & YouTube cooking videos it helps me develop my skills. To my fellow home cooks and home-bakers we should keep doing what we love and enjoy being creative in the kitchen. I also love taking photos of my food but, I’m not a good photographer, so I just hope and pray that my food will make you hungry, so you won’t notice my bad composition LOL. And lastly, please have mercy on my poor writing skills, English subject has always giving me a headache and as I compose this bio I can feel a migraine starts to kick in LOL. Thanks for visiting, have a nice day and may the blessings chase you today!

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