Banana-Stuffed Fried Wonton

March 21, 2018
0 Ratings
Photo by Joey Truty
  • Makes 20-30 wontons
Author Notes

This recipe is light and crunchy and is the ultimate sugary punch to get you through your anti-diet. If you're looking for something to serve at a party or something just for you and your boo - this is it! —Joey Truty

What You'll Need
  • Banana-Stuffed Fried Wonton
  • 3 ripe bananas - peeled and diced
  • 1/4 cup sugar
  • 1 teaspoon cornstarch
  • 1/8 teaspoon ground cinnamon
  • 1 teaspoon fresh lemon juice
  • wonton wrappers
  • 48 ounces canola oil - for frying
  • 1 cup confectionary sugar
  • Chocolate drizzle
  • 8 ounces semisweet chocolate chips
  • 2 tablespoons whole milk or heavy cream
  • 1 tablespoon butter
  1. Combine the diced bananas, sugar, cornstarch, and cinnamon in a medium-sized pot. Turn on the stovetop to medium and stir constantly for five to seven minutes. We're just heating these bananas through, we're not trying to caramelize them.
  2. Turn off the heat and set aside.
  3. In a large, heavy-bottomed pot heat oil to 350 degrees.
  4. While the oil is heating up, line a baking sheet with parchment paper. Prepare a "wonton wrapping" station and a small bowl of water. Taking a wonton wrap and dollop 1 teaspoon of banana mixture in the center. You don't want to overfill these so be careful with the first few you create.
  5. Wet you finger in the water and trace the two adjacent sides of the wonton. Fold the wonton in half into a triangle. Dab the two long corners of the triangle in water and squeeze together. Place the wonton on the baking sheet and make sure to keep covered with a damp tea towel as you prepare the additional wontons.
  6. When the oil is ready, slowly place five or six wontons into the pot and let fry until golden. You may need to rotate or spin them in the oil so each side equally fries. Mine took about a minute to a minute-and-a-half each. Note: you don't want to place too many of them into the oil at one time or it will lower the temperature of the fryer. When the wonton is at the desired color, remove to a paper towel-lined plate to drain the excess oil.
  7. Let cool completely (about ten minutes). Transfer to your final presentation plate and drizzle the plate with the following chocolate.
  8. Chocolate: Heat (in either a microwave or stovetop) chocolate and butter until melted. Add the milk or heavy cream and stir the mixture vigorously until smooth.
  9. Sprinkle with confectionary sugar. You can never have too much. These are best served in the moment so they maintain their crunch.

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13 Reviews

Chelsey E. March 23, 2018
These would be perfect for an office potluck!
branca.mallory March 23, 2018
Rachel B. March 21, 2018
Sean M. March 21, 2018
Looks amazing!
Alyx March 21, 2018
Mark March 21, 2018
Heard about these from a friend. Looks like a great recipe to try out.
Natalie C. March 21, 2018
I can't wait to try this!!!
Marc F. March 21, 2018
SO good. This was the perfect snow day snack.
Greg March 21, 2018
A good departure from the standard chocolate or vanilla desserts!! Looks pretty light!
June F. March 21, 2018
That looks delicious!
Kathy T. March 21, 2018
Great recipe for a brunch!! Can’t wait to make it!!!😊
Abby March 21, 2018
THIS LOOKS AMAZING!!! definitely going to test it out!
Nicole H. March 21, 2018
Looks so delish! Can’t wait to try it!!!