Air fryer turon. Have you tried an Air Fryer? You’ll never want to go back to the traditional fryer. We love this recipe for turon because it is a favorite Filipino sweet treat made with bananas and jackfruit and fried in sugar syrup.
Ingredients and How to Make a Perfect Filipino Turon with Air Fryer
Turon is a popular Filipino dessert that can be made with different ingredients. The most common one is the banana-wrapped turon with jackfruit filling. It can also be made with mangoes, sweet potatoes, and other fruits.
For this recipe, we will use the air fryer to make the perfect turon for your holiday party!
Conclusion and FAQs about the Best Air Frying Turons
There are many air frying turón recipes out there, but some of them are more popular than others. We have compiled some of the most frequently asked questions about air frying turón recipes in this section.
Is the air fryer oil-free?To make a delicious, crunchy air fryer turón, we suggest using shortening such as Crisco. Do not use oils from cooking as these can contain too much fat. and can interfere with the air frying process.
Is it necessary to pre-heat the air fryer? Yes, while using an air fryer, we recommend pre-heating it for 10 minutes before cooking. To do this, turn on your air fryer to its highest level and let the appliance heat up for about 10 minutes before adding food.
Can I use other ingredients in my turón recipe? Sugar is a basic ingredient in our turón recipes and is not interchangeable with honey or syrup. You can use cinnamon sticks, bay leaves, cloves, and other spices for additional flavors.
Can I air fry turón if the temperature is too low? No. The heating temperature needs to be at least 350°F and anything less than this will not dry out the turón correctly as it will not get crisp.
Can I make a homemade squirrel in my air fryer? Yes! We recommend cutting up a small bird and making sure that you cut off its head so that squirrels cannot get inside.
Air Fryer Turon
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- 4 ripe plantains, cut into 8 pieces
- 1 can ripe jackfruit, cut into strips
- 1/2 cup brown sugar plus 1 tablespoon cinnamon powder
- spring roll wrapper
Place brown sugar and cinnamon mixture in a large bowl.
Roll sliced plantains in the mixture.
Place a wrapper on your working surface, then place a slice of banana on the wrapper. Add 4-5 strips of jackfruit.
Roll the wrapper into a log, then seal it with water. Spray with vegetable oil, or use a shortening such as Crisco.
Line the air fryer basket with perforated parchment paper. Place turons in the basket.
Fry at 400º F (200º C0 for 12 minutes, flipping them and spraying with more oil after 9 minutes.