Monkfish fillet on a bed of salad, in dressing

Monkfish recipes

Serve monkfish for a special occasion. This meaty fish can be wrapped in bacon for a dinner party main, pan-fried, or added to a curry or paella.

10 ratings 4.1 out of 5 star rating

Raymond Blanc's monkfish is superbly lemony and finished with almonds and coriander. Swap the dressing for rocket wilted in a little olive oil and water if you prefer

1 hr and 30 mins
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16 ratings 4.4 out of 5 star rating

Choose dry-cured, thinly sliced bacon for this dish – the crisp texture works well with the firm, meaty monkfish

30 mins
Easy
Healthy
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20 ratings 4.3 out of 5 star rating

This impressive Spanish one pot, with monkfish, king prawns and mussels, is perfect for feeding a crowd at a dinner party

1 hr and 50 mins
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329 ratings 4.7 out of 5 star rating

Delicious and easy - a fish pie anyone can make. You'll learn how to poach fish and make a white sauce too

1 hr and 15 mins
Easy
6 ratings 4.4 out of 5 star rating

Try this paella with a difference, using fideo or vermicelli pasta instead of rice, with prawns, mussels, squid, monkfish and a sprinkling of saffron 

1 hr
Easy
Healthy
12 ratings 4.4 out of 5 star rating

A light version of a classic Keralan fish curry using tomatoes, instead of coconut cream, and firm white fish like cod

45 mins
Easy
Healthy
28 ratings 4.4 out of 5 star rating

Jazz up white fish, Italian-style

30 mins
Easy
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