Simmered Monkfish with Tomato-Basil Sauce Recipe

Serves/Makes: 4

Ingredients:

  • 1 pound monkfish fillets, pan-ready (cut into 1 x 2 inch pieces and about 1 inch thick)
  • 1 pound pasta
  • 2 tablespoons olive oil
  • 1 cup onion, chopped
  • 1 teaspoon garlic, fresh, minced
  • 4 cups tomatoes, seeded and chopped
  • 1 teaspoon dried basil
  • 1/3 cup red wine
  • 1/4 cup fresh basil leaves, minced
  • 1/4 teaspoon ground pepper
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
How to cook Simmered Monkfish with Tomato-Basil Sauce:
  • In a large skillet, saute onions and garlic in olive oil.
  • Stir in tomatoes, dried basil, salt and pepper and simmer for 15 minutes.
  • Stir in monkfish and wine, and simmer for 3 minutes or until monkfish flakes easily when tested with a fork.
  • Add fresh basil to sauce and serve over hot pasta.

Notes:

Simmered Monkfish with Tomato-Basil Sauce is a very affordable dish. Delicious simple, and easy recipe. Can be ready in 35 minutes.

Comments:

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

This recipe for Simmered Monkfish with Tomato-Basil Sauce serves/makes: 4

The Simmered Monkfish with Tomato-Basil Sauce recipe and the pictures are adopted from The Our Favorite Fish & Seafood Recipes Cookbook.

Main Ingredient: Monkfish (more Monkfish recipes)
Preparation Method: Poached/Simmered (more Poached/Simmered recipes)

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