Monkfish in Spicy Tomato Sauce

Monkfish in Spicy Tomato Sauce

Monkfish in Spicy Tomato Sauce is such a delicious fish meal. Although monkfish isn't the cheapest fish, it is definitely worth it to try it. Monkfish fillets are beautiful white flesh fish and also the tails can be used. Monkfish goes well with lemon parsley butter too, as well as a roasted red pepper sauce, Romesco sauce and the Chardonnay Cream Sauce. But overall the most common recipe is the tomato sauce with the monk fish. If you are a fish lover, it is great to try out the various types of fish in the word as fish are extremely important for brain function.

Serves: 4 Prep time: 10 Minutes Cook time: 25 Minutes Ready in: 35 Minutes

Nutrition: Calories 151 Carbs: 3.32g Protein: 4.83g Fat: 13.64g

2 Tablespoons oil
3 red onions, finely chopped
1 teaspoon fresh ginger, peeled and finely chopped
2 garlic cloves, finely chopped
2 Tablespoons tomato puree
1 teaspoon ground coriander
½ teaspoon ground fennel seeds
½ teaspoon ground cumin
1 teaspoon chili powder
1 teaspoon tumeric
1 Tablespoon brown sugar
3 Tablespoons lemon juice
600 g monkfish fillets, cut into large pieces
8 sprigs coriander leaves, chopped
Heat the oil in a pan and fry the onions, ginger and garlic on a medium heat for about 3 minutes while stirring continuously.
Add the tomato puree, ground coriander, fennel, cumin, chili and tumeric and fry for another minute.
Sprinkle with sugar and allow to caramelize.
Add 1 cup water and the lemon juice and bring to the boil.
Add the fish and acook on a medium heat for 6-9 minutes.
Stir in the corinader, season with salt and black pepper and lemon juice.
Serve with Basmati rice.
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