Monkfish In Creamy Coconut Sauce

I got this recipe from a restaurant chef in Morocco. There was my first time when I’ve tried the monkfish. Absolutely loved it.

Monkfish In Creamy Coconut Sauce
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Prep Time
15 min
Cook Time
20 min
Prep Time
15 min
Cook Time
20 min
  1. 200 g monkfish, fillet cut into bite sized pieces
  2. 1 tbsp lemon juice
  3. 1/2 tbsp butter
  4. 1 shallot onion, finely chopped
  5. 1 tomato, cubed
  6. 1/4 tsp chilli flakes
  7. 1/4 tsp salt
  8. 1/4 tsp ground black pepper
  9. 8-10 tbsp coconut milk
  10. 1 tbsp creme fraiche
  11. bunch of fresh coriander, finely chopped
  1. Pour lemon juice over the fish and marinate for 10-15 min.
  2. Melt butter in a saucepan and add chopped onions. Fry for a few minutes.
  3. Add chopped tomato, monkfish, chilli flakes, salt and pepper.
  4. Simmer for 10 minutes stirring occasionally.
  5. Stir in coconut milk and creme fraiche. Simmer for another 3-5 minutes.
  6. Taste and adjust seasonings if required.
  7. Remove from the heat. Add chopped coriander and let to rest for 5 minutes.
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