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Fried Bananas with Salted Caramel Coconut Sauce

Prep Time10 mins
Cook Time35 mins
Total Time45 mins
Course: Dessert
Cuisine: Filipino
Servings: 4 to 6 Servings
Author: Lalaine | Kawaling Pinoy


  • 1/4 cup oil
  • 6 to 8 pieces saba bananas peeled and cut lengthwise into halves

For the Salted Coconut Caramel Sauce

  • 1 13.5 ounces can coconut milk
  • 1 cup brown sugar
  • 1/2 teaspoon sea salt


  • In a skillet over medium heat, heat oil. Add bananas in a single layer and fry, turning once or twice, until golden and crisp on both sides. Remove from pan and drain on paper towels. Serve warm with caramel sauce.

For the Salted Coconut Caramel Sauce

  • In a sauce pot over medium heat, combine coconut milk, brown sugar and salt and whisk together until sugar and salt are dissolved.
  • Bring mixture to a boil. Continue to cook, stirring regularly, for about 20 to 25 minutes or until mixture is reduced and thickened. Drizzle over fried bananas. Transfer leftover sauce into a jar and keep refrigerated.