"Poor Man's Lobster" – Monkfish with Herb Browned Butter
  • prep: 10 min
  • cook: 8 min
  • total: 18 min
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    Recipe video above. With sweet, meaty shellfish-like flesh, monkfish is affectionately known as "poor man's lobster". But there's certainly nothing "poor" about this dish!If you're new to cooking monkfish, this is a good recipe to try. It's easy and showcases just how good monkfish is. There's a reason it's a firm favourite with upmarket restaurants!Other names: Stargazer is another name for monkfish in Australia.Allow around 150 - 180g / 5 - 6oz monkfish per serving.

    Ingredients

    • 300g / 10oz monkfish fillets (, skinless and boneless (Note 1))
    • 1 1/2 tbsp extra virgin olive oil
    • 1/4 tsp salt
    • 1/8 tsp black pepper (, finely ground)
    • 2 tbsp/ 30g unsalted butter (, cut into 1cm (1/2") cubes)
    • 2 garlic cloves (, smashed (Note 2))
    • 2 sprigs thyme
    • 1/2 tsp parsley (, finely chopped)
    • 1/2 tsp chives (, finely chopped)
    • 1/2 tsp chervil (, finely chopped)

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    Nutritional Info
    • Servings Per Recipe: 2
    • Amount Per Serving
    • Calories: 0 % Daily Value *
    • Total Fat: 0 g 0%
    • Saturated Fat: 0 g 0%
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    • Iron: 0 mg 0%
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    • Total Carbohydrate: 0 g %
    • Dietary Fiber: 0 g 0%
    • Sugar: 0 g
    • Protein: 0 g
    • Alcohol: 0 g
    • Omega 3 Fatty Acid: 0 g
    • Omega 6 Fatty Acid: 0 g
    • Vitamin A 0%
    • Vitamin C 0%
    • Vitamin D 0%
    • * Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your Daily Values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.
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