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This recipe...isn't really a recipe. It's a more of a informative guide on monkfish. This includes what monkfish actually is, what it tastes like, and how and where you can get it. Though they say to go to the freezer section of a grocery store, we recommend that you obtain your product from a fresh fish market. They even give a step by step process about how to prep the fish if you've bought the entire tail (head not included). Added to the page are also different methods of cooking monkfish, as well as links to recipes Food Network has done using those methods.

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This fish may be affectionately named the "poor man's lobster", but there's certainly nothing poor about it. It's namesake came from it's similar thick texture and slightly sweet flavor, which reminds people of a lobster (just much more affordable). Nagi made this recipe more for the Brown Butter Sauce, which is a very easy sauce to make but showcases the fish and how easy it is to make a delicious dish with it. The recipe takes about 15-20 minutes to complete, start to finish, and is perfect for a quick mid-week meal.

Click here to see the full page that includes pictures of the cooking process, an ingredients list, an easy step-by-step process, and even a suggestion on how to plate and present this ugly mug to make it look worthy of five stars!


This page has provided not one, not two, but six different recipes from different chefs on how to cook this unattractive, yet delicious fish. They have each transformed this "poor man's lobster" into a amazing meal that anyone can cook with easy-to-follow recipes.

Click here to see the full page that includes all of the recipes listed below, or click on the title of one of the tasty meals below to see that individual dish.


This breaded monkfish recipe is super simple and brings out the delicate flavors of the fish while keeping the flesh fish soft. The recipe includes descriptive step-by-step instructions on how to achieve this dish. The author has also included pictures on what these steps should look like, which is very helpful for us visual learners, as well as how to preserve your leftovers. They also include a little a brief history lesson on this swimmer in case you were curious about its origins and what it was used for.

Click here to see the full recipe that includes steps for cooking, alternative methods of making this dish, and more information on the fish baking in your oven.

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