How to Make Banana Peel and Onion Crackers

Banana Peel Crackers

1) Choose ripe latundan banana. Eat and set aside the peels for later use. Refrigeration will allow longer storage life. Peels of latundan banana are ideal for this purpose, thin and slightly astringent. I tried using saba banana peels. The peels are thick and has strong astringent taste – sobrang pakla.

hand of ripe latundan banana

2) Cut the peels according to size preference.

banana peel strips

3) Beat egg in a separate bowl. Add salt and black pepper to taste. Other flavors such as barbecue and chili maybe added.

beaten egg with salt and black pepper

4) Dip banana peel strips in beaten egg then roll well on flour.

banana peel strips rolled on flour

5) Heat oil over medium heat. Fry the banana peel strips until golden brown. Serve.

banana peel crackers

Onion Crackers

1) Get onions. Remove the dried scales. Then separate each scale by hand. Or cut into half and separate scales.

2) Follow steps 2 to 4 of banana peel crackers.

3) Heat oil over a low flame. Fry until onion pieces float. Do not over fry. Raw onion scale is crunchy already. Long frying will soften the onions.

onion crackers

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