Turon (food)

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Turon
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Alternative name(s) Turón de banana, turón plátano, lumpiyang saging
Place of origin Philippines
Main ingredient(s) Bananas, jackfruit, brown sugarbrown sugar

Turon (Philippine Spanish: turón de banana or turón plátano), also known as lumpiyang saging (Tagalog, banana lumpia), is a Filipino snack made of thinly sliced bananas (preferably saba or Cardaba bananas) and a slice of jackfruit, dusted with brown sugar, rolled in a spring roll wrapper and fried. Other fillings can also be used, including sweet potato, mango, cheddar cheese and coconut.

Turón is a popular street food amongst Filipinos.[1] These are usually sold along streets with banana cue,[2] camote cue, and maruya.

In Malabon, the term "turón" instead refers to a fried, lumpia-wrapper-enveloped dessert filled with sweet mung bean, while valencia is used for the banana-filled variety.

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  1. ^ Home Cooking Rocks website accessed on 16 November 2010
  2. ^ Turon recipe