Caribbean Heart of Palm Fritters


  • 1 (14oz) can of palm hearts, drained and¬†coarsely¬†chopped
  • 1 cup ap flour
  • 1 tsp double acting baking powder
  • 2 tsp kosher salt
  • 2 eggs, lightly beaten
  • 1 medium onion, minced
  • 2 fresh hot red or green peppers, seeded and chopped
  • 1 tbs fresh parsley, chopped
  • 2 tsp fresh thyme or 1 tsp dried
  • 1 garlic clove, minced
  • kosher salt and freshly ground black pepper to taste
  • 1/4 cup milk, if necessary
  • oil for deep frying


  • In a large bowl, sift together the flour, baking powder and salt.
  • Stir in the eggs, onion, garlic, peppers, and palm hearts, folding the ingredients lightly together to form a stiff dough.
  • Add the milk if the dough is too stiff.
  • Allow the batter to sit covered for about 1 hour.
  • In a large sauce pan or deep fryer, fill 1/3 full with oil then heat to 350 degrees.
  • Once the oil is hot add the dough by the tablespoon full and fry in batches until the fritters are golden brown.
  • Drain on paper towels.

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