Banana Recipes

Indonesian Spicy Banana Salad

A low kilojoule, fat-free salad. Serve as a first course, or with grilled meats or fish.

Serves 6
Prep 20 mins
Cook 0 mins


  • 2 lady finger bananas, peeled and sliced
  • 1 nashi or firm pear, peeled, cored and sliced
  • 2-3 thick slices of pineapple, peeled and cut into wedges
  • 2 Lebanese cucumbers, cut into bite sized chunks
  • 12-15 seedless green grapes (optional)
  • 2 shallots or 1⁄2 red salad onion, sliced
  • 1⁄4 red capsicum, finely shredded
  • 11⁄2 tbsp chopped coriander, mint or basil
  • 2 tbsp soft brown sugar
  • 2 tbsp lime or lemon juice
  • 1 tbsp fish sauce or light soy sauce


Combine the prepared fruit and salad vegetables in a bowl and toss lightly.

In a small bowl, combine the sugar, lime or lemon juice and fish or soy sauce, mixing well.

Pour during the salad and toss lightly.