Baked Monkfish Tail Recipe

Serves/Makes: 6 - 8


  • 2 1/2 - 3 pounds monkfish tail, trimmed and skinned
  • Olive oil
  • 1 clove garlic, cut into slivers
  • Freshly ground black pepper
  • Chopped parsley and lemon wedges to garnish
How to cook Baked Monkfish Tail:
  • Preheat the oven to 425°F (220°C).
  • Wash the fish and pat dry with kitchen paper.
  • You can leave the bone in, but if you prefer to remove it, the tail will need reshaping and securing with wooden toothpicks or cocktail sticks.
  • Make incisions in the fish and push in the slivers of garlic.
  • Season with freshly ground black pepper and brush with olive oil.
  • Place the fish in a lightly oiled roasting tin and roast for 20-30 minutes, or until cooked.
  • Garnish Baked Monkfish Tail with chopped parsley and lemon wedges.
  • Serve the Baked Monkfish Tail with your favorite Tomato Sauce.


The Baked Monkfish Tail is a very affordable dish. Delicious simple, and easy recipe. Can be ready in 30 minutes.

This recipe for Baked Monkfish Tail serves/makes: 6 - 8

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

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

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