Ideas for monkfish please

stuey48

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Hi Guys
I'm looking for ideas. This is my first post. I like to buy monkfish fillets and wrap them in parma ham. They're delicious, but I'm looking for a sauce or puree to have with it. Butternut squash puree wasn't great, romesco sauce was better, but didn't go brilliantly with the parma ham. Any ideas?
 

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Welcome to CookingBites stuey48. As is happens, monkfish is one of my favourite fish. Its very robust and will work fantastically well in a curry sauce. If you would like a simple recipe I could post it.

Otherwise, it will work well in a tomato sauce - almost any kind of tomato based sauce will work. Make the sauce first. Chop the monkfish into nice big pieces and add to the sauce to cook through.
 

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...sorry. I probably misunderstood. You are looking for a sauce to go with the monkfish wrapped in parma ham.

I think a tomato based sauce would work - but how about a blue cheese sauce?
 

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...sorry. I probably misunderstood. You are looking for a sauce to go with the monkfish wrapped in parma ham.

I think a tomato based sauce would work - but how about a blue cheese sauce?
That's a good idea. I've done monkfish with a chorizo 'ketchup' before, consisting of chopped tomatoes, roasted peppers, chorizo, paprika, etc. and reduced down, which worked well. I could do something similar, leaving out the chorizo as it would probably compete with the parma ham. Thanks for the idea.
 

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That's a good idea. I've done monkfish with a chorizo 'ketchup' before, consisting of chopped tomatoes, roasted peppers, chorizo, paprika, etc. and reduced down, which worked well. I could do something similar, leaving out the chorizo as it would probably compete with the parma ham. Thanks for the idea.
Yep - I think the chorizo would definitely compete with the parma ham but the paprika in the sauce will work.

If you have a moment, please do say a few words about yourself & your interest in cooking over in New to CookingBites? :okay:
 

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Ciao e Benvenuto stuey48,
I think I make Asparagus sauce this work with Monkfish an Parma.

Sarana x
 
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