Garlic Lemon 'Fish'


No fish were harmed in the making of this beautiful and tasty dish! The Hearts of Palm recreates that flaky filet texture of a fish without the fishiness and using only plant based ingredients. Yum!

Ingredients:

1 14.5 oz jar of heart of palm, drained

1-2 lemons, juiced

3 garlic cloves minced or 1 tablespoon of crushed garlic

1/2 cup of earth balance butter

1 teaspoon of dried parsley

Dash of Salt and Pepper

Directions:

Preheat oven to 375

Place each heart of palm onto a cutting board

Using a flat metal spatula carefully press down to flatten each hearts of palm

(They should look like flat fish fillets)

In a large frying pan melt 1-2 tablespoons of butter over medium high heat

Once melted and hot, carefully add in your flattened hearts of pam

Cook for 3-5 minutes until golden brown

(Try to keep them intact)

Flip and cook for an additional 3-5 minutes

Grease a baking dish

Place each heart of palm into dish

Sprinkle with ½ teaspoon parsley

Using same frying pan melt remaining butter

Add in your garlic and cook for 2 minutes

Add in your lemon juice, remaining parsley and salt and pepper

Spoon a little of sauce onto each hearts of palm, reserve the rest of sauce for serving

Place baking dish into preheated oven for 25-20 minutes until bubbly

Remove from oven

Plate and serve with additional butter sauce