Monkfish

The sinister-looking monkfish has a huge head and fearsome jaws, but behind those is a sublime tail with no bones, firm flesh and a sweet and succulent taste. Monkfish is found all round our coasts and as things go, it's pretty sustainable. We always buy large tails, which give super size steaks to serve as they come or to cut into chunky pieces for a fish stew or curry. Monkfish cheeks cut from those huge heads are a classy alternative to scampi, and monkfish liver is a gourmet's delight.

The sinister-looking monkfish has a huge head and fearsome jaws, but behind those is a sublime tail with no bones, firm flesh and a sweet and succulent taste. Monkfish is found all round our... read more »
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Monkfish

The sinister-looking monkfish has a huge head and fearsome jaws, but behind those is a sublime tail with no bones, firm flesh and a sweet and succulent taste. Monkfish is found all round our coasts and as things go, it's pretty sustainable. We always buy large tails, which give super size steaks to serve as they come or to cut into chunky pieces for a fish stew or curry. Monkfish cheeks cut from those huge heads are a classy alternative to scampi, and monkfish liver is a gourmet's delight.

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cod cheeks on a brown board with lime
Monkfish cheeks
The head of a large monkfish is a pretty scary thing, but it yields two magnificent pieces of meat. Give them a try!
From £10.30
One monkfish fillet with onions garlic and chilli in the background
Monkfish fillets
Monkfish is meaty: it doesn't flake when cooked , holding together in one muscular piece, so it's flexible to your serving style. Serve a whole fillet to cut at the table or cook as steaks or slice it into thinmedallions. We source most...
From £20.10
Monkfish misshapes cooking in a pan with butter and chilli
Monkfish misshapes
Misshapes are nice pieces of fish that are left over when we make steaks. They’re boneless and skinless. You could cook them up by themselves - just flash fry in butter - or mix a few packs up to make a fish stew or fish pie. If our...
£8.00
Monkfish liver on crackers
Monkfish liver in a tin
This truly gourmet item is not a good-looker - you get pretty nondescript pieces swathed in a luminous orange oil. However, they taste delicious! Pile on thin toast and top with a twist of lemon. Rich in vitamins A and D (but that’s not...
From £4.90
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Ankimo monkfish liver
Ankimo steamed monkfish liver
Ankimo is monkfish liver that has been cleaned, rubbed in salt then rinsed with sake before being steamed. The ankimo is rolled into a cylindrical shape and is in a tubed package. You can cut neat circular slices from the end of the...
From £30.00
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