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Roast Monkfish with Spiced Roasted Vegetables And Carrot Pur

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Category: Fish

 Ingredients List

  • 750 g Monk fish tail; (1 3/4lb)
  • 200 g Carrots; (7oz)
  • 200 g Parsnips; (7oz)
  • 1 ts Mustard seeds
  • 1 ts Cumin seeds
  • 1 ts Coriander seeds
  • Olive oil
  • 1 tb Fresh ginger
  • 300 ml Carrot juice; (10fl oz)
  • 1 Clove garlic; chopped
  • 200 ml Chicken stock; (6.6fl oz)
  • Butter
  • Sea salt and pepper
  • 40 g Coriander; (11/2oz)


To make the sauce, toast the seeds a in hot dry pan and ground in a pestle
and mortar. In a hot pan add a little olive oil and add the ginger, shallot
and garlic and gently fry for about 2 minutes. Add 1/2 the toasted ground
spices, stock and carrot jucie, bring to the boil and reduce by half.

While reducing, slice the carrots and parsnips thickly in a mandolin and
blanch in a pan of salted boiling water. Remove from the water and place
into a bowl with the rest of the ground spices and season with salt and

Place the vegetables into an ovenproof tray and drizzle the honey over the
top. Add a few knobs of butter and roast in a preheated oven
200øC/400øF/gas mark 6 for about 5 minutes.

Skin and debone the monkfish and slice into thick slices, about 1cm thick.
Season the fish pieces well and cook in a hot non stick pan for about 1
minute on either side.

Bring the sauce back to the boil and strain through a sieve. Chop half the
coriander and add to the sauce, season and leave to one side.

Remove the vegetables from the oven and layer them in the middle of the
plate with the pan fried monkfish. Top the pile with a few pieces of fresh
coriander and serve the sauce around.

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