Turon (banana spring rolls) with toffee and peanut butter sauce
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Turon (banana spring rolls) with toffee and peanut butter sauce

Course Snack
Cuisine Modern Filipino
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 20 minutes
Total Time 30 minutes
Servings 2 to 6
Author Connie Veneracion

Ingredients

  • 6 spring roll wrappers separated
  • 3 saba bananas very ripe , sliced vertically
  • 1 mango ripe, diced
  • 1 to 2 cups cooking oil for frying

For the toffee-peanut butter sauce

  • 1/4 cup dark brown sugar firmly packed
  • 2 tablespoons butter
  • 2 tablespoons honey
  • 1/2 cup cream
  • 2 heaping tablespoons chunky peanut butter

Instructions

  • Make the toffee-peanut butter sauce.
  • Place the sugar, honey and butter in a pan. Set over medium-high heat and cook until the sugar melts completely. Stir to make a smooth mixture. Add the peanut butter and pour in the cream. Stir to combine. Heat until bubbles form along the edges. Turn off the heat. Cool.
  • Prepare the turon.
  • Turon (banana spring rolls) with toffee and peanut butter sauce
  • Divide the bananas and diced mango among the six wrappers and wrap (see step-by-step guide on wrapping spring rolls).
  • Spoon the cooled toffee-peanut butter sauce into small bowls.
  • Heat the vegetable oil and fry the spring rolls until golden brown.
  • Arrange the turon on plates with the bowl of dipping sauce on the side.
  • Turon (banana spring rolls) with toffee and peanut butter sauce
  • Dip the turon in the sauce. Bite. Chew. Sit back. Delight in the crunch of the spring roll wrapper and the mushy sweetness inside. Savor the wonderful smoothness of the sauce with the occasional pieces of peanuts. Repeat. And so on, and so forth…