Learn how to perfect this delicious Turon Recipe (Banana Lumpia)

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This Turon recipe (Banana Lumpia)  is a perfect snack or dessert.

This kind of snack is like a fried spring roll of the Chinese but uses sweet plantain bananas or locally known as “Saging na Saba”.

Basically, this recipe is a rice wrapper filled with a slice of banana then sprinkled with a tablespoon of brown sugar the rolled tightly.

It is then deep-fried in vegetable oil until it turns golden brown. The texture of it is just amazing. So here it is how it’s done.
Turon Banana LumpiaChoose the bananas that are not overripe. This is because when they are deep-fried they will be very soft.

Some varieties of this recipe add a slice of sweetened Jackfruit or also referred to as Langka. Langka or Jackfruit is a perennial tree.

Its fruits have a very fragrant aroma that when added to the Banana to make it more scrumptious.
Long thin Turon banana lumpia's
This recipe can be made in advanced like a day before cooking. Keep the uncooked Turon inside the chiller and then take them out just before frying.

Make sure to fry the Turon in a very hot oil. This is the secret in making this snack crispy. It also best to eat this food while still warm.

When Turon is left uneaten after a few hours, its texture becomes soft and rubbery. If this happens, you can reheat this food inside the oven toaster.

Do not use a microwave, it will make it mushier if you do this.

Turon Banana Lumpia

Turon recipe (banana lumpia)

Joost Nusselder
This recipe can be made in advanced like a day before cooking. Keep the uncooked Turon inside the chiller and then take them out just before frying. 
5 from 2 votes
Prep Time 20 minutes
Cook Time 25 minutes
Total Time 45 minutes
Course Snack
Cuisine Filipino
Servings 10 pieces
Calories 170 kcal


  • 10 pieces saba / cardaba bananas
  • ½ cup jackfruit slices
  • 15 pcs spring roll wrapper
  • brown sugar enough to cover the bananas
  • vegetable oil to fill the frying pan


  • Cut a peeled banana lengthwise in 3 pieces.
  • Roll the sliced bananas in brown sugar, and then set aside.
  • Lay down the spring roll wrapper then place 1 slice of banana, 3 slices of jackfruit then another slice of banana on top. Start rolling the wrapper until halfway, fold the left and right edges, continue rolling then secure it on the other end by damping it with water.
  • Heat up a wok, place oil and when oil is hot enough deep fry turon until it turns golden brown.
  • Remove from wok, remove excess oil with a paper towel, then serve.


Calories: 170kcal
Keyword Banana, Filipino, Lumpia, Snack, Turon
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Some fancy Filipino restaurants serves Turon ala Mode. They add a scoop of vanilla ice cream and then drizzled with chocolate or caramel sauce.

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Joost Nusselder, the founder of Bite My Bun is a content marketer, dad and loves trying out new food with Japanese food at the heart of his passion, and together with his team he's been creating in-depth blog articles since 2016 to help loyal readers with recipes and cooking tips.