Turon (food)

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For the Valencian confection (and its Philippine derivatives), see Turrón.
Alternative names Turrón de banana, turrón de plátano, lumpiyang saging
Type Snack
Place of origin Philippines
Main ingredients Bananas, jackfruit, brown sugar
Cookbook: Turon  Media: Turon

Turon (Tagalog pronunciation: [tuˈɾɔn]; Spanish: turrón de banana or turrón de plátano), also known as lumpiyang saging (Filipino for banana lumpia), is a Philippine 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.

Turon 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 "turon" instead refers to a fried, lumpia-wrapper-enveloped dessert filled with sweet mung bean, while valencia is used for the banana-filled variety.[citation needed]

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