Recipe courtesy of Aaron Sanchez

Bananas Faustos with Cherimoya Salsa

  • Level: Intermediate
  • Total: 20 min
  • Prep: 10 min
  • Cook: 10 min
  • Yield: 2 servings
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Ingredients

10 strawberries, stems removed and cut into 1/4-inch pieces

1 cherimoya, peeled, seeded and diced in 1/4-inch pieces

1 teaspoon chopped mint

1/2 cup orange juice

2 tablespoons lime juice

2 tablespoons butter

1 tablespoon grated panela or piloncillo (if not available, use brown sugar)

3 bananas, peeled and cut in 1/2-inch rings

1/4 cup spiced rum

Directions

  1. In a bowl, combine the strawberries, cherimoyas, mint, orange juice, and lime juice. Mix well and set aside.
  2. In a medium non-stick pan, heat over medium heat. Add the butter. When the butter has melted, add the panela and cook for 3 minutes. Cook until the panela has dissolved completely to the butter then add the bananas. Cook for 3 minutes longer then add the rum away from the heat. Cook for 2 minutes. Coat the bananas well with the rum butter sauce. Transfer the bananas and sauce to a plate and top with strawberry and cherimoya salsa.

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