Yotam Ottolenghi’s Sticky miso bananas with lime and toasted rice
This dessert ticks all our flavour packing containers – candy, salty, tangy and umami – and all our texture packing containers – sticky, crunchy and creamy.
The bananas you utilize ought to have virtually fully yellow pores and skin, with solely the tiniest little bit of brown recognizing.
Sticky miso bananas with lime and toasted rice
Prep time: 5 minutes
Prepare dinner time: half-hour
40g unsalted butter
70g gentle mushy brown sugar
½ tsp floor star anise
3 tbsp crème fraîche
1½ tbsp white miso
4 medium bananas (medium ripe), peeled and halved lengthways
1 lime: finely grate the zest to get 1 tsp after which juice to get 1½ tsp
For the toasted rice topping:
1 tbsp Thai sticky rice (uncooked), or jasmine rice
2 tsp black sesame seeds
½ tsp floor star anise
1. Set the oven to its highest grill setting.
2. Make the topping. Toast the rice in a small frying pan on a medium warmth for 12–quarter-hour, shaking the pan now and again, till deeply golden. Blitz in a spice or espresso grinder till wonderful, then switch to a small bowl.
3.Return the pan to a medium-high warmth and add the sesame seeds. Toast for 1 minute, then stir into the rice bowl together with the star anise. Put aside.
4.. Put the butter, sugar, star anise and half the crème fraîche into a big, ovenproof cast-iron pan (or a big sauté pan) on a medium warmth. Stir the combination regularly, till the butter has melted and the sugar has dissolved, then, off the warmth, whisk within the miso till easy. Add the bananas, lower facet up, utilizing a spoon to coat the tops with a number of the caramel, then switch to the oven and grill for about 8 minutes (this may differ, relying in your grill, so examine them on the 7-minute mark), or till the bananas have softened and are flippantly browned.
4. Whereas the bananas are grilling, combine the remaining crème fraîche with the lime juice. When prepared, spoon this all around the bananas, then sprinkle with the lime zest and a tablespoon of the rice topping. Serve instantly and immediately from the pan, with the additional rice topping alongside.
Make it your individual:
- No spice grinder? No downside! Swap out the bottom rice for nuts, seeds or coconut flakes.