fish with a twist- lemon garnish

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By Pat Duran
from Las Vegas, NV

I have had this article posted by "ravenous couple" from a magazine for a few years now and had posted it on another site- but did not know how to post the photos at the time so now I have this for you to try. Too cute! Fish is commonly served with a wedge of lemon... but why just a wedge??Who's to say we can't be more creative?The next time you serve fish or just want a fum garnish for a party platter, try this cute and simple garnish.

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serves makes one fish garnish
prep time 10 Min

Ingredients For fish with a twist- lemon garnish

  • 1 lg
    lemon
  • 1
    sharp paring knife
  • 1
    exacto knife or zestor with a large cutting end
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How To Make fish with a twist- lemon garnish

  • 1
    First cut a large wedge shape piece off one end of the lemon for the mouth. Then cut about a 1/4 inch slice off the base to use as the fins. Trim this base piece and cut little wedges in the fin and slice a small thin wedge on top of the fish and squeeze it in.
  • 2
    Use the trimmed pieces from the fin to insert on the sides of the fish for the side gills. Carve out some eyes with a zestor or an exacto knife(or draw some on with a sharpee). Carve a lip with the zester, angling it to use only one edge.
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