Banana Cue

This is Banana Cue. >Banana Cue is one of the most well known Filipino snack foods. And it’s simple and easy to make. It takes only 3 ingredients so it is also affordable. Enjoy this recipe from all of us at Filipino Chow.


  • 1 cup of vegetable oil
  • 6 plantain bananas, peeled
  • 1/4 cup of brown sugar
  • 3 bamboo skewers


  1. Heat the vegetable oil in a large pan over medium heat.
  2. Once the oil is hot carefully add the bananas to the pan one at a time.
  3. Fry for about 3 minutes or until they start to turn slightly brown.
  4. Add the sugar and let it stand without stirring.
  5. Wait until the sugar starts to caramelize.
  6. When it does, stir the bananas so it is coated with caramelized sugar.
  7. Continue frying, stirring several times to have the bananas fully coated with the caramelized sugar.
  8. Turn the heat off once the bananas are cooked through.
  9. Drain excess oil in banana leaves or waxed paper.
  10. Skewer bananas in a bamboo stick while they slightly cool down.
  11. Serve hot and enjoy!


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