Minatamis na Saging (Banana Plantain in Syrup)

Minatamis Na Saging
Ingredients :

  • 6 medium ripe saba (or plantain bananas)
  • 2 cups sugar
  • 3 cups water
  • 1/2 tsp. salt
(Cooking Measurements)

Cooking Procedures :

  1. Pour water in a saucepan.  Stir in sugar and salt to dissolve.  Heat over medium heat.  Bring syrup to a boil and then lower the heat and let it simmer for 10 minutes.
  2. Peel bananas and cut into 1/2 inch slices.  Add to simmering syrup and continue cooking for another 10 minutes more or until saba bananas are tender and syrup is slightly thickens and lightly golden brown.
  3. Remove from heat.  Transfer to a dessert plate and serve.

VARIATIONS:
Minatamis na Kamote (Sweet Potato in Syrup)
Substitute kamote (sweet potato) slices for bananas and cook as above until sweet potatoes are tender.

Check Out More

Recipes for Filipino Food



Have You Tried These Other Filipino Food?

Asadong Manok (Tangy Chicken Stew)

Asadong Manok

Ingredients : 2 lb. chicken, cut into serving pieces 1/4 cup vinegar 3 cloves garlic, minced 2 tsp. salt 1/4 tsp. pepper 1 onion, sliced 1 tomatoes, sliced 1/2 tbsp. paprika 1 bay leaf 1 cup water vegetable oil Cooking Procedures : Combine chicken, vinegar, garlic, salt and pepper in a large bowl. Let stand for at least 30 minutes. Heat oil in a skillet over [...]

Filipino Maruya I (Banana Fritters)

Maruya (Banana Fritters)

Maruya (“Banana Fritters”) is one of my favourite merienda when I was in the Philippines. They sometimes place it in a bamboo stick and sometimes they shape it like a hand fans. I miss that moment especially after siesta that when we woke up, my mom cooks us merienda delicacies like this maruya during hot summer day. Ingredients : 1/2 cup flour 3/[...]

5 Responses to “Minatamis na Saging (Banana Plantain in Syrup)”

Read below or add a comment...

  1. wow!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
    sarap naman niyan!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

  2. hai says:

    It tastes delicious, It was one of my father wanted to make.
    sarap tlga, try it guyyssss.

  3. marimar says:

    ..delicious huh..???

  4. Danica says:

    Thanks for the link 🙂

Leave A Comment...

*