1. Peel bananas; cut each banana in half crosswise, and then cut in half lengthwise. Set aside.
2. Melt butter in a large nonstick skillet over medium heat. Add sugar and next 3 ingredients; cook until mixture is syrupy and bubbly, stirring often. Add bananas, and cook 3 minutes or until bananas are softened, basting frequently with syrup.
3. Serve bananas with vanilla light ice cream, and top with toasted pecans.