• Pan-Fried Monkfish with Lemon-Garlic Butter

    35 minutes
    Amount Per Serving: Calories 250; Fat 16g; Carbs 2g; Protein 38g
    Pan-Fried Monkfish with Lemon-Garlic Butter is a delicious and healthy dish that is easy to prepare and full of flavour. This recipe combines monkfish fillet with a rich and creamy garlic butter sauce and is finished off with a hint of lemon. The result is an incredibly tasty dish that is sure to impress. The dish is also packed with protein and vitamins, making it a great choice for a nutritious meal.     
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    • 1 lb monkfish fillet
    • 2 tablespoons olive oil
    • 2 tablespoons butter
    • 2 cloves garlic, minced
    • 1 lemon, juiced
    • 1 tablespoon fresh parsley, chopped
    • Salt and pepper to taste


    • Begin by seasoning the monkfish fillet with salt and pepper. 

    • Heat the olive oil in a large skillet over medium-high heat.

    • Add the monkfish fillet to the skillet and cook for 4-5 minutes per side, until golden brown and cooked through. Remove the monkfish from the skillet and set aside. 

    • In the same skillet, melt the butter and add the garlic. Cook for 1-2 minutes, stirring constantly. 

    • Add the lemon juice and parsley, and cook for an additional minute. 

    • Return the monkfish to the skillet and cook for 1-2 minutes, until the sauce is thick and creamy. Serve immediately.