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This copycat recipe for banana spring rolls PF Changs is just as delicious, crispy and savory bites like the original. Dust it with confectioner sugar or drizzle with caramel sauce and pair with your favorite fruits.

PF Changs Banana Spring Rolls - Turon Recipe

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This copycat recipe for banana spring rolls PF Changs are just as delicious, crispy and savory bites like the original. Dust them with confectioner sugar or drizzle with caramel sauce and pair with your favorite fruits.
Servings: 8
Prep Time 15 minutes
Cook Time 10 minutes
Total Time 25 minutes

Ingredients:

  • 4 ripe Saba bananas or cooking bananas
  • 8 wonton wrappers (or egg roll wrappers)
  • ¼ cup brown sugar
  • tsp Chinese five spice mix* (available at Asian market - see NOTES below)
  • 1 can jackfruit
  • oil for frying

Caramel Sauce (or you can just buy the ready-made one)

  • 1 cup sugar
  • 4 tbsp water
  • 2 tbsp light corn syrup
  • ½ cup heavy cream
  • 2 tbsp butter

Instructions:

  • Preheat oil to 350 degrees in a saucepan or a deep fryer.
  • Set two small bowls side by side, one with a scoop of brown mixed with the five spice, one with water. Separate the egg roll wrappers you are going to use, one per half banana.
  • Add the sliced banana, some jackfruit and brown sugar (mixed with Chinese 5 spices).
  • Wrap them up like the pictures above and place in the preheated oil.
    Learn how to wrap the banana spring rolls
  • Deep fry until the color changes to crispy brown.
  • Set aside and serve hot.

How to Make the Caramel Sauce:

  • Mix sugar, water, and the corn syrup in a large saucepan and stir with a wooden spoon over medium heat until sugar is dissolved and the mixture starts boiling.
  • Swirl the liquid around the pan (do not stir from this point on), so that the caramel doesn’t burn. Continue to cook until the caramel turns an even amber color. Then remove from the heat and let it stand for about 30 seconds.
  • Add the heavy cream. Be cautious when pouring the heavy cream into the mixture.  Stir the mixture with a spatula scraping the sides of the pot and combining all the ingredients.
  • Add the butter and stir until combined. As you stir, you will see the caramel come to the consistency that you want and look like caramel.
  • Let the mixture cool down for a few minutes and then drizzle over your banana spring rolls. This recipe makes about 1 1/4 cups.
    This banana spring rolls PF Changs dessert version is filled with bananas and jackfruits, then fried until it's savory and crunchy.

Notes

DIY Chinese five spice : Mix all the ingredients.
1 teaspoon ground cinnamon
1 teaspoon crushed anise seed or 1 star anise, ground
1/4 teaspoon crushed fennel seed
1/4 teaspoon freshly ground pepper (or 1/4 teaspoon Szechuan pepper)
1/8 teaspoon ground cloves.

 

Nutrition Information:

Calories: 199kcal | Carbohydrates: 32g | Protein: 1g | Fat: 8g | Saturated Fat: 5g | Cholesterol: 28mg | Sodium: 33mg | Potassium: 20mg | Sugar: 32g | Vitamin A: 306IU | Calcium: 15mg | Iron: 1mg

Please note that all nutrition information are just estimates. Values will vary among brands, so we encourage you to calculate these on your own for most accurate results.

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Course: Appetizer
Cuisine: Asian
Keywords: banana egg roll, banana spring rolls, banana spring rolls pf changs, pf chang's spring rolls, pf changs banana dessert, pf changs dessert