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monk·fish

 (mŭngk′fĭsh′)
n. pl. monkfish or monk·fish·es

[Perhaps from the cowled appearance of its head.]

monkfish

(ˈmʌŋkˌfɪʃ)
n, pl -fish or -fishes
1. (Animals) Also called (US): goosefish any of various anglers of the genus Lophius
2. (Animals) another name for the angel shark

an•gler

(ˈæŋ glər)

n.
1. a person who fishes with a hook and line.
2. a person who tries to get something through scheming.
3. any of various large-mouthed marine fishes of the family Lophiidae, having a wormlike lure dangling from the head for attracting prey.
[1545–55]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.monkfish - flesh of a large-headed anglerfish of the Atlantic waters of North America
angler fish, anglerfish, goosefish, Lophius Americanus, lotte, allmouth, monkfish, angler - fishes having large mouths with a wormlike filament attached for luring prey
saltwater fish - flesh of fish from the sea used as food
2.monkfish - fishes having large mouths with a wormlike filament attached for luring preymonkfish - fishes having large mouths with a wormlike filament attached for luring prey
family Lophiidae, Lophiidae - large-headed marine fishes comprising the anglers
acanthopterygian, spiny-finned fish - a teleost fish with fins that are supported by sharp inflexible rays
monkfish - flesh of a large-headed anglerfish of the Atlantic waters of North America
3.monkfish - sharks with broad flat bodies and winglike pectoral fins but that swim the way sharks domonkfish - sharks with broad flat bodies and winglike pectoral fins but that swim the way sharks do
shark - any of numerous elongate mostly marine carnivorous fishes with heterocercal caudal fins and tough skin covered with small toothlike scales
genus Squatina, Squatina - type genus of the Squatinidae: angel sharks
Translations

monkfish

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IF you're in need of a super-quick supper, but one that's fresh, lively and really good for you, this monkfish dish should tick all the boxes.
INGREDIENTS 150g Monkfish tail 4-5 king prawns (depending on size) 4 mussels 50g cubed haddock 2 tbsps diced white onion 2 garlic cloves, finely diced 1 lemon cut into wedges 2 tbsps Fresh parsley (chopped) 50ml white wine 100ml quality fish or veg stock 200g linguine cooked al dente ("with a bite") 80ml Double cream Pinch of salt & pepper 2 Slices of ciabatta 50g Salted butter METHOD 1.
This included an increase in quotas of North Sea Cod, Haddock and Monkfish.
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INGREDIENTS 600g monkfish fillet, trimmed of sinew and skin, cut into chunks 2tbsp coriander seeds 2 garlic cloves, peeled and finely chopped 2tbsp finely grated fresh ginger 3 lemongrass stalks, coarse outer layers removed, finely chopped 2tbsp sunflower oil 2tsp soy sauce 2tsp fish sauce Grated zest of 1 lime (use the juice for the sauce) Sea salt and freshly ground black pepper For the peanut sauce: A drizzle of sunflower oil 6 shallots or 2 banana shallots, peeled and finely chopped 4 garlic cloves, peeled and finely chopped 2 red chillies, deseeded and finely chopped 2tbsp brown sugar 1tbsp fish sauce 200ml coconut milk 160g unsalted peanuts, roasted and finely chopped Juice of 1 lime To serve: 1 lime, cut into quarters METHOD 1.
INGREDIENTS 600g monkfish fillet, trimmed sinew and skin, cut into chunks 2tbsp coriander seeds 2 garlic cloves, peeled and finely chopped 2tbsp finely grated fresh ginger 3 lemongrass stalks, coarse layers removed, finely chopped 2tbsp sunflower oil 2tsp soy sauce 2tsp fish sauce Grated zest of 1 lime (use the juice for the sauce) Sea salt and freshly ground pepper For the peanut sauce: A drizzle of sunflower oil 6 shallots or 2 banana shallots, peeled and finely chopped 4 garlic cloves, peeled and finely chopped 2 red chillies, deseeded and chopped 2tbsp brown sugar 1tbsp fish sauce 200ml coconut milk 160g unsalted peanuts, roasted and finely chopped Juice of 1 lime To serve: 1 lime, cut into quarters METHOD 1.
Current Reparando investors include funds such as Monkfish Equity, Catagonia Capital, and Richmond View Ventures.
But first here is one of Tom's recipes for you to try at home: MONKFISH SCAMPI serves 4 Ingredients Groundnut, vegetable or other flavourless oil, for deep frying 200g semolina flour, plus a little more for dusting 100g tapioca flour Half tsp bicarbonate of soda Cayenne pepper, to taste 330ml sparkling water 500g monkfish, cut into 3-5cm cubes Salt Finely grated zest of one large lemon, to garnish Celebrity |chef Kerridge For the lemon mayo 3 egg yolks 1 tbsp white wine vinegar 1 tbsp Dijon mustard Juice of one large lemon 500ml vegetable oil Freshly ground white pepper Method 1.