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VIRGINIA THIS MORNING: Filipino Festival

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Posted at 2:37 PM, Aug 07, 2012
and last updated 2012-08-07 14:37:24-04

RICHMOND, Va. (WTVR)- The 7th Annual Filipino Food Festival kicks off this Friday at Our Lady of Lourdes Church.  Maria Cielo Sinsioco and her helper 9-year-old Jan Marie Eugenio show us how to make the delicious Filipino dessert Turon.

TURON   (PHILIPPINE SWEET BANANA ROLLS)

 INGREDIENTS

4 ripe banana plantains cut into 3 lengthwise

½ cup light or dark brown sugar

12 spring roll wrappers

½ cup sliced jackfruit (optional)

¼ cup water for sealing wrappers
½ oil for frying

DIRECTIONS

Roll the banana slices in brown sugar

Place 2-3 banana slices 2 inches from the bottom edge of a spring roll wrapper.

Add 2 jackfruit slices.

Fold the sides of the wrapper and roll.

Seal the top with water.

Heat oil in skillet. When hot, fry the banana rolls until golden brown.

Drain in a colander or paper towel.

Serve warm (best while wrapper is crunchy).