How to cook Simmered Monkfish with Tomato-Basil Sauce
- 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
- 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.
Simmered Monkfish with Tomato-Basil Sauce is a very affordable dish. Delicious simple, and easy recipe. Can be ready in 35 minutes.
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
Preparation Method: Poached/Simmered