Banana Spring Rolls Alesia Restaurant

Banana Spring Rolls – Video

Banana Spring Rolls – Some of you know that I like to go to restaurants and eat. Ok, maybe not a surprise, but what I do like to do at these restaurants is recreate at home, the dish that I had at the restaurant.

Recently I was in St Petersburg, FL to visit my son Luke. We went to several outstanding restaurants, one of which was a Vietnamese place called “Alesia”

Alesia Restaurant St Petersburg
Alesia Restaurant St Petersburg

Banana Spring Rolls

As I was reading the menu, a dessert item caught my eye, something called “Banana Spring Rolls” & the description was “Warm banana slices wrapped in a crispy shell, drizzled with honey & sesame seeds, served with French vanilla bean ice cream”.

I wasn’t sure what I wanted for dinner, but I knew right away what I was having for dessert. I asked the chef how the Banana Spring Rolls were made and he gave me the recipe. Not complicated at all.

The one substitution I made for these Banana Spring Rolls was to exchange regular honey with Aloha Honey’s Cacao honey. And we will be using Cincinnati’s own Graeters’s Ice cream, the finest Ice cream in the world, In my opinion.

Graeter's and Aloha Honey
Graeter’s Vanilla Ice Cream and Aloha Honey’s Cacao Honey

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The Alesia Restaurant

Thanks to The Alesia Restaurant, (7204 Central Avenue, Saint Petersburg, FL – 727-345-9701), for explaining how they make this wonderful dessert. You can find them on the Internet at http://www.alesiarestaurant.com/. Please visit them if you are in the Tampa/St Petersburg area.

Banana Spring Rolls Shout-Out

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The Dudes Kitchen & Grill
The Dude’s Kitchen & Grill
Banana Spring Rolls Alesia Restaurant

Banana Spring Rolls

Banana Spring Roll – warm banana slices wrapped in a crispy shell, drizzled with honey & sesame seeds, served with French vanilla bean ice cream
Prep Time: 5 minutes
Cook Time: 5 minutes
Total Time: 10 minutes
Course: Dessert
Cuisine: Vietnamese
Keyword: Banana Spring Rolls
Servings: 4 people
Calories: 325kcal

Equipment

  • 1 pastry brush
  • 1 pan for frying
  • paper towels to absorb the oil from the spring rolls

Ingredients

  • 2 ripe bananas
  • wonton wrappers, square
  • 1/2 cup cooking oil
  • water or egg for sealing the wrappers
  • 2 tbsp honey any variety
  • sesame seeds for garnish
  • Vanilla Ice Cream served with the Banana Spring Rolls

Instructions

  • Slice ripe bananas, about 1/4 inch thick
  • Heat oil in large pan, to medium. (If heat is too high, they will burn)

Assemble Spring Rolls

  • Place one slice of banana on each spring roll, in the bottom corner of the wonton wrapper
    Wrappers and Bananas
  • Using a pastry brush, moisten the edges of the wrappers with either egg wash or water.
    Water Wash for Wrappers
  • Fold wrappers over the banana and seal with your fingers
    Prepping the Spring Rolls
  • Place spring rolls in the hot oil, turning every 30 seconds or so to avoid burning.
    Spring Rolls in the Pan
  • Once the spring rolls are lightly browned and slightly crispy, remove from oil and place on a paper towel.

Assemble the dish

  • Place one scoop of vanilla ice cream in a small bowl
    Graeter's Ice Cream 2
  • Place 3-4 Banana Spring Rolls on a plate
  • Drizzle with your choice of honey and top with sesame seeds
    Aloha Cacao Honey drizzled

Video

Notes

For honey, we used Aloha Honey’s Cacao Honey.
For the Ice Cream , we used Graeter’s Vanilla Bean Ice Cream
Feel free to use your favorite honey and/or Ice Cream

Nutrition

Serving: 1serving | Calories: 325kcal | Carbohydrates: 53.3g | Protein: 3.5g | Fat: 11.6g | Saturated Fat: 1.5g | Polyunsaturated Fat: 2g | Monounsaturated Fat: 2g | Trans Fat: 1g | Cholesterol: 2.9mg | Sodium: 191.1mg | Potassium: 184.5mg | Fiber: 1.5g | Sugar: 30.8g | Vitamin A: 26.2IU | Vitamin C: 3mg | Calcium: 39.6mg | Iron: 1.4mg
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4 thoughts on “Banana Spring Rolls – Video”

  1. This looks really good. It’s a creative and unique way to serve up “spring rolls” Nice.

    This is y first time to your website. I will be back!

    Velva-Evening with a sandwich

  2. 5 stars
    These are kind of different from the spring rolls I normally see. These are savoury ones. I love them!

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