Baked Monkfish

Recetas del Señor Señor
Baked Monkfish


This simple recipe for baked monkfish comes together in about 40 minutes and only requires 6 ingredients. The fish is lightly seasoned with olive oil, salt, and pepper. After being baked it is then drizzled with a garlic and cayenne pepper oil and topped with crispy fried garlic. This recipe is a great for busy nights when you don't have a lot of time to cook. Pair it with a grain and some roasted vegetables for a well balanced and healthy meal.


  • 1 monkfish (2 kg weight, filleted with all gray parts removed, you can substitute cod, halibut, or haddock)
  • salt
  • ground black pepper
  • olive oil
  • 1 garlic cloves (sliced)
  • 1 cayenne pepper (whole)


  1. 1Preheat the oven to 220 degrees Celsius.
  2. 2Place the fish on a baking tray. Salt and pepper to taste and drizzle with olive oil. Bake 20 minutes.
  3. 3Separately, heat up a good splash of olive oil and fry the sliced garlic clove and whole cayenne pepper. Remove from heat and set aside.
  4. 4Plate the fish with the garlic pepper oil drizzled on top.
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