Tempura Bananas

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Nutritional Info
  • Servings Per Recipe: 4
  • Amount Per Serving
  • Calories: 443.8
  • Total Fat: 21.7 g
  • Cholesterol: 75.1 mg
  • Sodium: 841.5 mg
  • Total Carbs: 54.5 g
  • Dietary Fiber: 5.5 g
  • Protein: 10.8 g

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courtesy Sandra Lee courtesy Sandra Lee
Number of Servings: 4


    2 large bananas, ripe
    1 cup ice water
    1 1/4 cups tempura batter mix (recommended: Shir-Akika)
    1 tablespoon pumpkin pie spice
    1 pinch cayenne pepper
    Vegetable oil, for frying
    Powdered sugar, for dusting
    and coconut


Slice bananas diagonally, 1/4-inch thick; set aside.
Put ice water in a medium bowl. Stir in tempura batter mix, pumpkin pie spice, and cayenne pepper. Do not over stir. (Batter will be thin and lumpy.)

Heat 2 inches of oil in medium saucepan to 350 degrees F. Working in batches, dip sliced bananas in batter then slide into hot oil. Fry for 2 to 3 minutes or until golden brown. Remove from oil and dust with powdered sugar.

Number of Servings: 4

Recipe submitted by SparkPeople user MRSMONTE02.

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