Hearts of Palm "Scallop" Fried Rice

By: Joni @foodbyjonister

A tasty plant-based scallop alternative that will bring tender heartiness to this comforting go-to meal.

Prep Time: 
10 minutes
Cook Time: 
20 minutes
Servings: 
4
Ingredients: 

2 cups Rice, cooked
2 Tablespoons neutral Oil
1 can Reese Hearts of Palm, drained & cut into rounds
1 small Yellow Onion, chopped
1 Carrot, peeled & chopped
1 cup Green Beans, chopped
2 Green Onions (Scallions), chopped
1-inch knob Ginger, grated
2 cloves of Garlic, grated
1/4 cup Coconut Aminos
1 Tablespoon Toasted Sesame Oil 
1 teaspoon Sesame Seeds (for garnish)

Directions: 
1. Heat a large skillet or wok over medium-high heat, once hot, add 2 Tablespoons of neutral cooking oil. Lower the heat to medium and brown the Reese® Hearts of Palm rounds for 2-3 minutes on each side then move them to a plate.
2. Next, stir fry the diced onion and carrots on medium heat until soft. About 3-4 minutes.
3. Then add the chopped green beans and stir fry for 5 minutes.
4. Add the ginger and garlic and stir fry for 1-2 minutes.
5. Season with the coconut aminos and toasted sesame oil. Stir to combine.
6. Add the scallion and cooked rice and stir to combine. Stir fry for 5-7 minutes.
7. Lastly, get a spoon and taste the fried rice. Adjust seasoning by adding more coconut aminos or a little bit of sea salt.
8. To serve, add some of the fried rice to a bowl and top with a few Reese Hearts of Palm scallops! Drizzle with a teaspoon of coconut aminos and garnish with finely chopped scallions and sesame seeds, if desired.

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