Italian Style Monkfish Pasta, September 1st 2012

Italian Style Monkfish Pasta


  • Fresh egg pasta
  • 1 small white onion
  • 1 garlic clove
  • 1 anchovy
  • 100g chopped tomatoes
  • 50ml olive oil
  • Monkfish
  • 2-3 tbsp. flour
  • 75ml white wine
  • 1 tsp. dried chilli flakes
  • 75ml fish stock
  • freshly chopped parsley
  • Salt and pepper


  1. Finely dice the onion. Mince the garlic clove and the anchovy. Cube the monkfish.
  2. Season the flour and toss the fish in the flour. Heat the oil until very hot, then add the monkfish and cook for a minute or so on either side.
  3. Add the garlic and onion and cook for a minute, then add the anchovy. Once the onion is lightly browned, add the white wine and fish stock and bring to the boil. Once boiling, add the tomatoes, parsley, chilli flakes and salt and pepper to taste.
  4. Simmer the sauce for 5 minutes. Whilst the sauce is cooking, get the pasta cooking according to packet instructions in boiling salted water.
  5. Once the pasta is cooked, drain, then tip into the sauce and toss to coat. Serve immediately.



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