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Oatmeal Fried Bananas

These Oatmeal Fried Bananas are coated in a crispy shell of rolled oats. Served with a generous drizzle of honey, these make for a delicious simple dessert.

Course Dessert
Cuisine American
Level Beginner
Main Ingredient Fruit, Grains & Seeds
Diet Dairy-Free, Pescatarian, Vegetarian
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 5 minutes
Total Time 15 minutes
Servings 4 serving


  • 1 bunch lady finger bananas (peeled)
  • 1/4 cup all-purpose flour
  • 1/4 cup rolled oats
  • 1 egg (beaten)
  • 1 tablespoon honey
  • vegetable oil (for frying)


  1. Add 1" of oil into a pot and heat over medium heat until it reaches 340 degrees F (170C). Prepare a paper towel lined wire rack.
  2. Meanwhile prepare 3 bowls with the flour, egg, and oatmeal.
  3. Dust the bananas in flour, them dip them in the egg to coat.
  4. Roll the bananas in the oatmeal until they're well covered with oats.
  5. When the oil reaches 340 degrees F, fry the bananas until the oats are golden brown, then transfer to the paper towel lined rack to drain.
  6. Plate the bananas and drizzle with honey. Serve with a scoop of ice cream.