Video: Filleting an 18KG Monkfish
Recipes & Cooking
Monkfish is a very firm fish, as there is only one bone running down the centre of the body. That makes it robust and a great addition to a stew or a curry. It also works very well on the BBQ and can even be cooked on the bone similarly to a shoulder of lamb. One Chef we know coats a skinless tail with a curry paste, and then roasts and carves it like a joint.
Watch Chef Adam preparing Monkfish Skewers here:
Health & Nutrition
Monkfish is very lean protein and a good source of Omega 3 providing 140 mg per 100g of fish. It is also provides many vitamins and minerals required in our daily diet to stay healthy and fit.
Sustainability & Provenance
Landings of monkfish around the Cornish coast have been stable over recent years, although studies of stock levels are limited. The studies that have been carried out have shown that the stocks are healthy and increasing. Read more