Banana à milanesa (Fried Banana in Breadcrumbs)

Banana à milanesa (Fried Banana in Breadcrumbs)

This is a great side dish for a lot of Brazilian recipes and also for “feijoada”. The contrast between the crisp crust on the outside and the soft and sweet banana inside – sweet as well as salty – is very popular in Brazil.

• 1 banana per person
• all-purpose flour
• eggs
• salt
• bread crumbs

Preparation method

  1. Peel the bananas and cut each into 2 or 3 pieces (optional).
  2. Coat banana with all-purpose flour, dip in beaten eggs and coat with bread crumbs.
  3. Deep-fry in hot oil until golden brown and crispy.
  4. Place them on paper towels to drain excess oil.
  5. Serve hot.

Posted on: 11 November 2011