Cajun Style Banana Blossom Sandwich

Cajun Style Banana Blossom Sandwich

Recipe and photo by Turnip Vegan. The tightly packed petals of the Banana Blossom make it an excellent option for this plant-based faux fish sandwich! 

prep time
60 minutes
cook time
10 mins
Product
Ingredient List
  • 1 pkg Upton's Naturals Banana Blossom

Marinade

  • 2 tsp lemon juice
  • 1/4 cup soy sauce
  • 1 tbsp olive oil
  • 1 tsp nori flakes or blending nori
  • 1/2 tsp thyme leaves
  • Salt & Pepper to taste

Wet Batter

  • 1 cup flour
  • 1 cup soda water or water
  • 2 Tbs Vegan Egg
  • 2 tsp Old Bay Seasoning

Dry Batter

  • 1/2 cup flour
  • 1/2 cup cornmeal
  • 3 tsp Cajun seasoning
  • Salt and Pepper to taste

Roasted Red Bell Pepper Sauce

  • 1 cup vegan mayo
  • 1/4 cup roasted bell pepper
  • 1 tsp lemon juice
  • 1/2 tsp smoked paprika seasoning
  • 1/2 tsp granulated garlic
  • Salt to Taste

Plus

  • Sandwich Bread or Buns
  • Pickles
  • Chopped Lettuce
directions
Marinate Banana Blossom for 3-4 hours. Overnight if possible. The longer, the more flavor, and it breaks down the texture to make it softer.
Dip Banana Blossom in the dry batter.
Dip Banana Blossom in the wet batter.
Fry or air fry until golden brown.
Mix roasted red bell pepper sauce ingredients in a bowl.
Build your sandwich and enjoy!

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