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Barbecue bananas

Forget the shrimp – throw a banana on the barbie!

How long will it take?

5 minutes prep, 20 minutes cooking

What’s the serving size?

Serves 4


What do I need?

  • 4 bananas left in the skins and cut lengthways down one side to make a pocket
  • 4 tablespoons brown sugar
  • ½ lemon
  • ½ teaspoon of butter per banana
  • ¼ cup salted peanuts, crushed
  • vanilla ice cream to serve

How do I make it?

  1. Mix the brown sugar and lemon juice in a small bowl and then divide amongst the bananas, stuffing into the centre of each.
  2. Place ½ a teaspoon of butter on to the top of each banana and put each onto a piece of foil before adding to the grill plate.
  3. Leave to cook for around 20 minutes. The skins will start to go black.
  4. Transfer to a serving plate.
  5. Serve with vanilla ice cream and crushed peanuts.
Recipe from Australian Bananas

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