Avocado Monkfish Salad Recipe

Serves/Makes: 4 - 6

Ingredients:

  • 1 1/2 pound monkfish fillets
  • 2 ripe avocados, peeled and sliced
  • 4 zucchinis, grated or shredded
  • Squeeze of lemon juice
  • 1/2 pint fish stock or dry white wine
  • 4 teaspoons tomato paste
  • 4 tablespoons mayonnaise
  • 4 tablespoons natural plain yogurt
  • 8 oz seedless white grapes
  • 2 sticks celery, very finely sliced
  • pinch of cayenne
How to cook Avocado Monkfish Salad:
  • Cut the monkfish fillets into medallions and poach in the stock or wine.
  • Transfer with a slotted spoon to a cool dish or plate and set aside.
  • Reserve 1 tablespoon of the cooking liquid for the sauce, and reserve the remaining liquid for a soup or stew it can even be frozen for future use.
  • On a large oval or round serving plate or platter, make a border around the rim with the zucchinis, then inside this circle arrange another circle of overlapping avocado slices.
  • Sprinkle with lemon juice.
  • In a bowl, combine the monkfish fillets, finely sliced celery and grapes.
  • Mix together the mayonnaise, plain yogurt, tomato paste, cayenne and add a tiny squeeze of lemon juice to sharpen.
  • Stir in 1 tablespoon of the cooled cooking liquid to thin down the sauce and add flavor.
  • Heap the fish, celery and grape mixture in the center of the salad arrangement and pour the sauce all over.
  • The delicate shades of pale pink and pale green make this an elegant presentation for this summer salad.
  • Keep it simple - a plate of thinly sliced fresh tomatoes on the side would be lovely also fresh bread rolls.

Notes:

The Avocado Monkfish Salad recipe is a great idea for appetizer.

Comments:

Monkfish is generally called the poor man's lobster for its delicate taste and velvety texture.

This recipe for Avocado Monkfish Salad serves/makes: 4 - 6

The Avocado Monkfish Salad recipe and the pictures are adopted from The Our Favorite Fish & Seafood Recipes Cookbook.

Main Ingredient: Monkfish (more Monkfish recipes)
Preparation Method: Salad (more Salad recipes)

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