Seafood Recipe

Seafood Recipe : Roast Fillet of Monkfish

4 portions


  • 800g monkfish
  • 100g Israeli couscous
  • 1/2 teaspoon curry powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon turmeric
  • 1 tablespoon olive oil
  • 1 spring onion
  • 10g chopped coriander
  • 10g chopped mint
  • 100ml cream
  • 200g butter
  • 1 teaspoon cumin seeds (toasted)
  • 1 teaspoon coriander seeds (toasted)


  • Cook the couscous in a pan of salted boiling water for 6-7 minutes.
  • Drain
  • Warm the curry powder and turmeric in olive oil. Add to couscous and stir.
  • Allow to cool, add chopped spring onions, coriander and mint.

Curry Butter

  • Use butter stored at room temperature.
  • Grind toasted spices and butter in a food processor till smooth.
  • Place in container and refrigerate.


  • Roast off 4 pieces of fish in a hot frying pan till lightly brown.
  • Place in oven (200'C) for 2-3 minutes.
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Assemble Dish

  • Warm cream in a pot
  • Whisk in a teaspoon of curry butter to make the sauce
  • Place tablespoon of couscous on a warm plate, place monkfish on top.
  • Drizzle a tablespoon of curry sauce over the dish to garnish and herbs of your choice


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